Kids Want iPads This Holiday Season

As per a recent survey done by Nielsen, U.S. consumers aged 6-12 are more interested in purchasing iOS products over the next 6 months. The iPod Touch, iPad Mini and the iPhone rounded out the most of the top 5 most wanted products for this age group.

Approximately half the children surveyed expressed interest in the full-sized iPad (up from 44% last year), and 36 percent in the new iPad Mini. The iPod Touch and iPhone are also coveted devices among these young consumers (36% and 33%, respectively). Kids are also likely to ask for dedicated gaming hardware this holiday, with 39 percent excited to own Nintendo’s just-released console offering, Wii U, and 29 percent indicating they want a device from that company’s portable DS family. Microsoft’s Xbox 360 and Sony’s PlayStation 3 also proved appealing, with approximately one-quarter of kids 6-12 saying they want these high definition consoles.

For consumers aged 13+ iPad topped the list in Nielsen’s survey.

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