The latest Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) survey results show that Apple’s iPhone 7 series smartphones are doing almost as well as the previous generation, except in one key metric: Android users aren’t switching to them as frequently.

Though they are still switching

The statistics claim around 26 percent of iPhone 6S series smartphones switched over from Android last time round, but this has fallen to around 10 percent with Apple’s latest model.

This might represent a cooling of interest in iPhones among curious Android users, but I’d speculate it instead represents an intensification of interest in Apple’s next iPhone, given the hype surrounding the tenth-anniversary release.

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