Some iPhone Users Don’t Like the iPhone 13 Because of Number 13
The launch of the next-generation iPhone is approaching, but buying a smartphone called iPhone 13 doesn’t seem to be everybody’s favorite thing.
The fear of number 13, or triskaidekaphobia, could have a pretty big impact on the sales of the iPhone 13, with a study conducted by SellCell revealing that no less than 1 in 5 Apple users aren’t such big fans of this upcoming model just because of the name.
“A whopping 74% would prefer a different name than iPhone 13 for next-gen iPhones, with ‘iPhone (2021)’ voted the most suitable name at 38%. Other responses: iPhone 13 (26%), iPhone 21 (16%), iPhone 12S (13%), iPhone 14 (7%),” the research reveals.
When asked to pick a new name for the upcoming iPhone, just to avoid number 13, most people picked iPhone 2021, while only 26 percent said calling the device iPhone 13 makes sense. Some 16 percent of the respondents believed Apple should move to a nami… (read more)