Since Apple released the iPhone four years ago and sparked a craze for the little black box, we’ve learned much about who owns one, right down to their sex lives. (iPhone users generally have twice as much sex as Android users, according to OKCupid’s research at least.) Now we know they are also more open to mobile-payment technology, according to a survey that YouGov, a British research firm, released Monday.
In general, U.K. adults were unwilling to trade wallets for phones, YouGov found. Just 21 percent would pay bills through a mobile device, while 46 percent of iPhone users say they would make payments that way. Not surprisingly, age played a role in YouGov’s results, as 18 to 24 year olds were most interested in mobile banking systems.
The most important thing to keep in mind? It just only seems like Apple rules the world. YouGov simply found that mostly everyone prefers to keep their billfold in a pocket next to their phone.
Read more at The New York Times.