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Only 5% of Spanish consumers buy second-hand smartphones

Monday 28 October 2013 | 14:10 CET | News
Spanish consumers change their smartphones every 12 months on average but only 5 percent opt for a second-hand device, according to a survey conducted by the website Locompramos.es. The website estimates that only 10 percent of the replaced handsets are reused. The average smartphone life of 12 months in Spain compares unfavourably with the European figure of 15 months and the US average of 18 months, although Japanese consumers change their phone every 9 months.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Countries: Spain
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