A new survey of iPhone and iPad owners reveals that most of them are unhappy with the products.
The survey by the research firm Canalys shows that 51% of people surveyed would recommend buying an iPhone or iPad over a similar device from the same company, and only 18% would recommend a Samsung smartphone.
Canalys also found that a third of people are worried that Apple is overstating its share of the smartphone market, and that it is not providing enough incentives for developers to bring apps to the new iPhones.
The company said the iPhone 5S was more popular with users, with 70% of those surveyed saying they bought one or more devices from the company in the last 12 months.
The iPhone 5 was the most popular new device in the US for two years running, with 51% purchasing it, compared to the 17% of iPhone owners that bought an iPhone 5.
The report also revealed that the iPhone SE was still the most used smartphone, but it had fallen from fifth place in the past 12 months to seventh, just behind the iPhone 7 and the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge.
The firm said that the majority of iPhone users are still not sure whether the new models are worth buying.
The survey revealed that 40% of smartphone owners are not sure if they want to buy an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6s, while 29% say they are still considering whether to buy a Samsung phone.
Canales’ chief executive officer Neil Mawston said: ‘A few months ago we warned of a growing gap between the iPhone and Samsung market, as the former dominated the market and the latter continued to dominate in the market, so now we are seeing a similar situation.’
In many ways, we are witnessing the death of the iPhone.’
It is a generational shift for the iPhone, and we expect this trend to continue.’
We expect to see a rise in Samsung smartphone sales in the next few quarters, and in the first half of 2019 we expect to begin seeing Apple’s Galaxy S6 on the market.’
The fact that Samsung is continuing to dominate the smartphone space will certainly have an impact on iPhone sales in this year and next.’
The company also found a lot of iPhone 5 owners are buying the iPhone X, the iPhone 8, and the iPhone 9.