Faced with such a buzz about iTablet / iSlate, ChangeWave Research decided to carry out a survey this month to assess public consumption intentions about the new product, not even announced by Apple.
The big surprise? The numerical data was * identical * to that found by ChangeWave in August 2005, when Apple was preparing to launch its first Intel-based Mac:
In this survey, 3,314 people were interviewed. Of this total, 4% said they were "very interested" in Ma's tablet, and 14% "somewhat interested".
On the other hand, the numbers referring to Macs were not so good this time more specifically Apple laptops, whose purchases fell from 24% to 17% (while desktops rose 3 percentage points):
Still, however, 15% of survey respondents bought a laptop from Apple in the past 90 days, and 8% a desktop the highest value combined by ChangeWave in the past two years:
Apple's throne in consumer satisfaction remains guaranteed, with 78% of respondents claiming to be “very satisfied” with their Ma products:
(via Macsimum News)