SquareTrade’s iPhone Study

The latest SquareTrade iPhone study is out, and the revelations in it are sure to shock. The biggest news out of it? iPhones break, and that costs Americans a pretty penny!
iPhone Repairs & Replacement Cost Statistics

  • Damaged iPhones have cost Americans $5.9 billion since 2007
  • 30% of iPhone owners have experienced accidental damage in the past 12 months
  • 17% of iPhone owners have damaged an iPhone more than once
  • 6% of iPhone users have taped up their phone
  • 11% of iPhone owners use phones with cracked screens
  • Accidental damage is 10 times more common than either loss or theft for iPhone users
  • Half of iPhone users under 35 have had an accident

Top 5 iPhone Accident Scenarios

  • Fell out of my hand: 30%
  • Immersed in liquid: 18%
  • Fell out of my lap: 13%
  • Knocked off a table: 11%
  • Liquid spilled on it: 9%

SquareTrade’s iPhone Warranties

SquareTrade offers iPhone warranties that cover drops, spills & water damage. Check it out: iPhone Warranties

So…what’s more shocking? That Americans 6% of iPhone have taped up their phone, or that 11% have a cracked screen?

And check out our other studies on digital cameraslaptopsgame consolesiPhone 3GS, iPad 1 vs. iPad 2, and iPhones in the home.