In a recent study, GfK stated that design is one of the primary choice criteria for tech products. 1/3 of buyers says that design and style are an very important in their choice. Only 10% focus on technologies.
26 000 persons have been interviewed for this study which shows interesting differences among countries and ages. One should read the study if developing a B2C products. However, do you think that this is something new? I don’t.