Here's an interesting article about the cross section of iPhone 5 buyers this morning in NYC.
In a survey of iPhone 5 buyers in New York this morning, Topeka Capital found 50% of them were upgrading to Apple's latest phone from the iPhone 4S.
Topeka Capital's survey also found 11% of people were upgrading from the iPhone 4, 3% from the iPhone 3GS, and 36% were first-time iPhone owners.
Bold is my own. If even 10% of those first time iPhone buyers are Android/BB converts, it means Apple will pick up market share even though hard core tech fans have found the 5 to be underwhelming. I know a lot of Android users who plan to convert...Will be interesting to see if this trend is similar across all buyers.