It’s a great time to be an Apple fan as the long awaited iPhone 5 is set to hit the shelves. There have been the usual diehard fans camping out in front of Apple stores hoping to be one of the first to get their hands on the coveted gadget.
If you are thinking of rushing out to purchase the phone and join the ranks of the privileged elite by sporting one of the most sought after pieces of technology on the market, it really is well advised to review your expenses first.
Debt management advice centre Payplan embarked on some research following the design of their mobile website which was brought about to further help those who use smart phones. After noticing that a massive 67% of traffic to the Payplan mobile website was coming from iPhones, it seemed there could be a correlation made into relationship between those who own this particular type smart phone and those who are need of advice about debt.
With the help of a poll from YouGov, it would seem there are some interesting statistics brought to light. One of the more profound statistic showed that one in five iPhone users admitted they were always overdrawn, another is the fact that iPhone users are more likely to be in a lesser paid job than those who use BlackBerrys and Androids.
They have also made an effort into extrapolating some metrics to do with the lifestyle of the average iPhone user and why their budgets will likely be thinly stretched. All of the stats and the possible reasons behind them are explained in the interactive iPhone infographic below: