Survey says UK women dig men with iPhones [Updated]

TechCrunch has posted the results of a survey taken by Phones 4u regarding women and their attraction to iPhone carrying men. The responses from the 1,500 women who participated may make your head spin. PR Newswire reports the following results from the survey:

"54% of women stated that they would be more likely to date a man if he owns an iPhone. One respondent suggested 'if he has an iPhone then he's obviously intelligent and well-off.'"

But wait. It gets better. Not only do iPhones give men superior brains and abundant wealth, 37% of women said that men with iPhones seem more reliable and that a second date would be a sure thing. One woman continued on to say:

"If he's got the cash for an iPhone then he must be very good at his job, too."

It's unclear which model iPhone women are most attracted to. Perhaps this will be answered in a future survey. Either way, if you're a man who happens to live in the UK and are having trouble scoring a date, be sure to invest in an iPhone. Women won't be able to resist your sudden charm and success.

No data was given about the effects of other smartphones. Maybe men with Android phones seem nerdier. Perhaps a Pre makes you seem feminine. Hopefully another poll will clear up the confusion.

Update: Unfortunately this survey was issued in error under the Phones 4U name [TechCrunch]. It appears the survey was mistakenly issued by a PR firm that conducted the research via a third party.

"StickyEyes conducted research via a third party, again without prior consent from Phones 4u and issued a press release detailing its findings without Phones 4u’s knowledge.

To confirm, Phones 4u had no knowledge of any said survey, nor did Phones 4u consent to or approve of the press release StickyEyes issued to PR Newswire and the information provided within the said release is factually incorrect."

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Umm one small problem though is I am a UK Expat living in Italy not the UK... Damn... Guess it's another year of the 5 finger shuffle. I was hoping my RSI would clear up too.

I have an HTC Touch pro 2, it's like a fatter version of an IPhone, coincidentally some people say I am a fatter version of Brad Pit which somehow has a strange symmetry. So do you think maybe I will get laid this year?

SonicSam said,
I have an HTC Touch pro 2, it's like a fatter version of an IPhone, coincidentally some people say I am a fatter version of Brad Pit which somehow has a strange symmetry. So do you think maybe I will get laid this year?

Put a sticker on it saying "IPhone Prototype" and I believe you will. I give you two weeks. Good luck

Yes, this survey actually asked every single woman in the UK about her opinion. It was quite amazing really when most of these trashy surveys have tiny and unrepresentative samples.

i love how the title of this news post changes every half our
1) Phones4u says UK women dig men with iPhone
2) [Updated] UK women dig men with iphone
3) Survey says UK women dig men with iPhone
4) Bogus survey says UK women dig men with iphones

"54% of women stated that they didn't know what an iphone was but it looked expensive so they must have money'"

Teebor said,
"54% of women stated that they didn't know what an iphone was but it looked expensive so they must have money'"

HAHAHAHAHA!

Teebor said,
"54% of women stated that they didn't know what an iphone was but it looked expensive so they must have money'"

I hope you realise 64.6356456% of statistics are made up

Of course they do, that's an indication they aren't poor.

But seriously, dressing with a fashion sense, not using an old rusty car, etc, these all matter in that mysterious equation of many women in their search for men successful in society.

Erm? You do know phones4u denied doing this survey? How has this made it to the front page when it isnt even true lol?

Tom W said,
Silly women...now get back in the kitchen

Question is why were they out of the kitchen to do the survey in the first place!

One woman continued on to say:
"If he's got the cash for an iPhone then he must be very good at his job, too."

Translation: He can spend 18 hours a day at work while I spend his money and shag his brother.

That's a pretty damn hateful thing to say. No wonder there's so few women around here with comments like that.

/leaves

Yea, I bet this is most places and not just about the iPhone...cars, watches, shoes....you name it.

the iPhone isnt the most expensive phone out there. UK women are not very well informed.

techbeck said,
Yea, I bet this is most places and not just about the iPhone...cars, watches, shoes....you name it.

the iPhone isnt the most expensive phone out there. UK women are not very well informed.

Yeah, but it's a more common device, and easy to spot. Maybe not as easy as an expensive car, but whatever.

techbeck said,
Yea, I bet this is most places and not just about the iPhone...cars, watches, shoes....you name it.

the iPhone isnt the most expensive phone out there. UK women are not very well informed.

It has become a symbol of affluence and being a trendy I guess. I wouldn't so quick to judge *all* women on the back of some survey that probably asked only 1,000 women who just so happened to be in a shopping mall on a Tuesday afternoon or something.

Redestium said,
Women like guys with money, such a shocker.

Exactly, and that in turn is an indication they're well educated and so on, these things can all matter.

Redestium said,
Women like guys with money, such a shocker.

Except that having an iPhone doesn't mean you have lots of money.

nevann said,

Except that having an iPhone doesn't mean you have lots of money.

Correct. It means you have saved enough to pay off $3K in 2 years, which means you have some money to blow, not that you have lots of money.

nevann said,

Except that having an iPhone doesn't mean you have lots of money.

And it certainly doesn't mean you're well educated.

hahaha this actually made me lol, the group of women they surveyed I bet they found back stage at Jeremy kyle or Snog Marry Avoid
maybe they shouldve thrown in the question, "if a guy had something shiny would you be more likely to go out on a date with him"

Anyone who bought an iPhone should be having their intellignce questioned, and if your checking someone out based on what i****e they've bought your an idiot

survey taken by Phones 4u regarding women and their attraction to iPhone carrying men.

clearly not trying to sell more iPhones...