Survey: 'iPhone' Generates Most Interest amongst Smartphones in Japan

Jul 2, 2008
Yukiko Kanoh, Nikkei Electronics

iSHARE Inc has announced the results of its opinion survey on smartphones. As several smartphones were recently announced in Japan, the company conducted research on handset preferences and other items.

When the company asked which model they were "interested in" among new smartphones to be released in the near future and those already debuted (multiple answers allowed), the most 57.9% of all respondents named the "iPhone," which will be released from SoftBank Mobile Corp.

The "Willcom D4" to be released from Willcom Inc came next at 35.8%, followed by the "Willcom 03" to be released from Willcom at 33.1%, Emobile Ltd's "EMONSTER" at 18.0% and NTT DOCOMO Inc's "HT1100" at 8.8%.

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