How are Mac and PC users different? [infographic]
Is a person’s preference to buy a product of a particular brand in any way connected with his/her personality or personal tastes? Yes, there could be a correlation between these aspects if a survey conducted by online magazine Hunch is to be believed. What’s surprising is that Mac and PC users not only differ in their personalities, there are also variations in their demographics, aesthetics, choices for technology, TV shows, books, magazines, and lots more.
Okay, so which computing platform do you use? A Mac or a PC? C’mon, we won’t make conclusions about your personality depending on whether you are a Mac or a PC user. Check out for yourself if the survey results of Hunch hold true for you or not.
Mac versus PC users: Different personalities
Hunch compiled an infographic from their findings of the survey of 700,000 people who visited their website. And here’s what they found:
- PC people are 22% more likely than Mac people to be ages 35-49.
- Mac people are 22% more likely than PC people to be ages 18-34.
- 52% of Mac people live in a city and in comparison, PC people are 18% more likely to live in the suburbs.
Personality, fashion, taste, and aesthetics:
- Mac people are 50% more likely than PC people to say they frequently throw parties.
- Mac people are 13% more likely than PC people to say they want to be "perceived as unique and different to make my own mark".
- Mac people prefer modern art and are design enthusiasts.
- 18% Mac people describe their style as designer/chic/upscale.
- 71% of PC people identify their style as casual.
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Image by Ed YourdonÂ (Flickr -cc).