Only RICH WHITE MEN buy iPhone 6's ??

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  1. GoCubsGo macrumors Nehalem

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    I think the sex number is skewed, face it - anyone on a family plan probably has the man of the house doing to ordering/buying and having the account in their name, etc.

    I've always seen just as many women with iPhones as men.
     
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  4. Romy90210 thread starter macrumors 6502

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    I know but this time. They are taking it to a whole new level...
     
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    Lol. I think we all know how skewed this "slice" of data is and to make it an article is rather misleading on CNN's part.
     
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    Ridiculous.
    But I'm a rich Lebanese man.
     
  7. megapopular macrumors 6502a

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    I'm rich and I'm a black man that owns an iPhone 6. Theory debunked, lol!!
     
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    72% of the population of the United States is white. The article states that 67% of buyers are white. Furthermore, men have always been more of an early adopter when it comes to technology. Lastly, Apple has always positioned their products as premium. Of course people with more money will buy Apple—especially early adopters. They always have. This article seems like a whole lot of nothing.
     
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    The article actually says "vast majority", but the OP seems to prefer providing a false thread title to encourage argument.
     
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    And what about transgender folks? They need iPhone love too!
     
  11. shabanggg macrumors member

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    Speaking as a rich, white male myself..I agree with the article.
     
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    What about all the Asians in line a couple of weeks ago?
     
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    Looks like I better go take my wife's 6 away from her.

    Thanks for the heads up CNN!

    :p
     
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    Maybe the iPhone 6 needs to be included in obamaphone list! Might as well not hurt anyone's feelings and give them the best!
     
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    It is, by definition, "above average." (The average U.S. salary is about $50k.)

    Totally fair to apply the word "rich" to that, then. You could obviously break it down more and give more levels, but if it's a simple yes/no, rich/not equation than anything over average clearly gets the 'rich' label.

    You have intentionally distorted the article with your thread title.

    It's pretty clearly saying that white men are early adopters, not that they are the only ones who will own the iPhone 6. They even mention that the numbers are similar to when the 5S was new and those numbers evened out over time.

    In other words, the article says exactly what a lot of posters here are saying. But they think they disagree with the article because you've made it sound like it's saying something it's not.
     
  19. Sprintina macrumors member

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    ^^ THIS ^^

    I want to say it must have been a slow news day but maybe it's because what they consider "news" is actually "infotainment".
     
  20. linkgx1 macrumors 65816

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    Yeah, if you look at where many Apple Stores are located, the surrounding incomes tend to be around $75k or so. In most cases .
     
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    It's CNN don't take it seriously, same goes for Fox
     
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    Make that two of us lol. Well 6+ for me!
     
  23. CoilTap macrumors regular

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    "Above average" and "rich" aren't even close to the same thing. Most definitions have "middle class" going up to $250k in household income. No one anywhere defines $75k as rich.
     
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    The insinuation for that article is offensive.
     

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