64% of Americans would consider clamshell phones, 17% – candy-bar phones

In 2006 in the United States, 80% of respondents said they would consider buying a flip, or clamshell device, compared to 64% in 2008. 17% said that they would consider a candy-bar phone for their next device, compared to 29% in 2006, Strategy Analytics said. 50% of those under age 25 favor flips, compared to 84% in 2006. 43% of consumers want their next device to be black. The next highest color was silver, favored by 15%.