49% of MP3 player owners have an iPod

Posted on Sunday, May 14 2006 @ 11:09 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
DM Europe writes a consumer survey from In-Stat shows a whopping 49 percent of all MP3 player owners has an Apple iPod.
The rapidly growing worldwide market for Flash-based and hard disk drive (HDD)-based players is to jump from 140m units in 2005 to 286m by 2010, according to a report from market research firm In-Stat. Drivers for this market include falling price points, the availability of legitimate subscription and pay-per-download online music sites, increasing Flash memory capacities, and enhanced functionality.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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