First Ever East Coast vs. West Coast Poll of iPhone 5 Purchasers

Survey commissioned by Protect Your Bubble reveals Apple's hometown prefers Albert Einstein over Steve Jobs.

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The first-ever study of iPhone 5 purchasers reveals more Apple fans in San Francisco would prefer to have lunch with Albert Einstein over Steve Jobs, JFK and Lady Gaga, whereas NYC residents chose Jobs first and Einstein second.

Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 21, 2012

ProtectYourBubble.com, a leading gadget insurance company, today released the results of polls fielded in New York City and San Francisco this morning of over 200 Apple fans in line for the new iPhone 5. The first-ever study of iPhone 5 purchasers reveals more Apple fans in San Francisco would prefer to have lunch with Albert Einstein over Steve Jobs, JFK and Lady Gaga, whereas NYC residents chose Jobs first and Einstein second. Other differences between the two cities indicate:

· More than 60 percent of San Francisco iPhone fans standing in line would rather misplace their iPhones than their wallets. In New York City, the majority of Apple fans would rather lose their wallets than their iPhones.

· The majority of San Francisco Apple fans in line picture Siri as Cameron Diaz, while the majority of New York City Apple fans in line envision Angelina Jolie.

· Similarities found between the two cities include: 70 percent of those waiting in line were male, in their middle 20s, have purchased 3 or more iPhones in the past and were most looking forward to the phone’s longer lasting battery.

· 43.4 percent of the people polled did not know that replacing their iPhone 5 without a contract can cost as much as $749 versus the subsidized rate of $299 for the iPhone 5 32 gb, underscoring the importance of researching and purchasing gadget insurance.

“People increasingly regard their iPhones as their most valued possession and as a result, we have seen a 50 percent increase in smartphone insurance since the announcement of the iPhone 5,” said Stephen Ebbett, President of ProtectYourBubble.com. “With a $749 price tag for the iPhone 5 32 gb and the technology’s boundless capabilities to store and make use of personal data and content, it’s easy to see why. Protecting these expensive devices is vital, especially when you consider that our plans offer loss and theft coverage in addition to accidents, damage and mechanical breakdown.”

ProtectYourBubble.com provides iPhone insurance plans for US customers for $7.99 per month that include 24-hour replacement and protection against loss, theft, accidents, damage and more.

Last week, Apple CEO Tim Cook confirmed the brand’s exponential growth, including a surge to 380 stores in 12 countries and some 83 million Apple store visitors last quarter.

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