MacRumors reports today on the results of a new survey from Nielsen that looks into what gadgets kids are interested in buying in the next six months, with the stats broken down in terms of age. In the â€œKids aged 6-12, U.S.â€ age group the iPad came out on top with 48%, some way ahead of Nintendoâ€™s new Wii U console, which polled 39%. The rest of the top five in this age group was totally Apple dominated, with 36% equally wanting an iPod touch and an iPad mini, and 33% wanting an iPhone. A sizeable 29% said that they wanted a tablet other than an iPad, however, which will please all the other tablet manufacturers out there! Nielsen also polled kids aged 13+, and found that the top five was a little different, with the iPad still coming out on top, but only with 21%. In second place was [a] computer, with 19%, tablet computer other than iPad was third, with 18%, the Wii U was fourth, with 17%, and the iPhone was fifth with 14%.
MacRumors also reports that in their own survey of adult buying intentions over the coming holiday season, Reuters found that one third of consumers in the US were considering buying a tablet, with the iPad coming out on top with 25%.
Source: Kids and Adults Want iPads More Than Anything Else This Holiday Season - Mac Rumors