There’s no question that people are excited about the iPhone announcements coming on September 10th, but the number of existing iPhone owners who are already prepared to upgrade might surprise you. In a survey of more than 4,000 current iPhone owners conducted by, the results of which were provided by VentureBeat, 46% plan on picking up an iPhone 5S or iPhone 5C as soon as they hit store shelves. The survey also revealed that more than 60% of current iPhone owners are more interested in the high-end iPhone 5S than the budget-priced 5C. In terms of potential features users are hoping to see in the new iPhones, improved battery life received 40% of the vote, while the recent fingerprint scanner leaks have clearly made an impact, as 34% of current iPhone owners are looking forward to thumbprint unlocking.

Jacob started covering video games and technology in college as a hobby, but it quickly became clear to him that this was what he wanted to do for a living. He currently resides in New York writing for BGR. His previously published work can be found on TechHive, VentureBeat and Game Rant.