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Electronics set to dominate Holiday wish lists

How popular are Apple’s iPhone, iPod touch and iPad among UK kids? Popular enough to fill the top three places on the most-wanted gift list for the upcoming Holidays. That’s the finding of a survey of 2,138 kids and their parents conducted as part of the annual Duracell Toy Report.

In fact, electronic gadgets are likely to dominate once again this year, with technology-related items claiming eight out of the top 10 places on the festive wish list.

Fully 39 per cent of kids aged five to 16 put an Apple product at the top of their list. And it wasn’t just the older kids: 17 per cent of 5 to 8-year-olds also made an Apple device their #1 priority!

The survey also highlighted how technology is closing the gender gap when it comes to preferred gifts. Both sexes are increasingly opting for gender neutral gadgets. It also revealed that today’s children had on average 39 toys or gadgets to play with – more than twice as many as their parents had at the same age.

The top 10 most-wanted Holiday gifts are:

1. iPhone 4

2. iPod touch

3. iPad

4. Kinect for Xbox

5. Zhu Zhu Pet Hamsters

6. Flip Video Camera

7. Toy Story 3 Jet Pack Buzz Lightyear

8. PlayStation Move

9. LEGO Harry Potter 1-4 Video Game

10. Barbie Video Girl

Comment by geekbabe, posted 10/26/2010, 12:28 AM:

Lemmie see here I want an ipad, kinect for xbox, I'd like matching 24 inch monitors,a dual headed video card to drive those monitors, an umi by cisco, a new camcorder so I can do awesome tech reviews. Oh and a new Logitech wireless keyboard, I've worn the ink off the keys in this one I don't want much do I? :)
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