In 2019, the experts Counterpoint recorded a decrease in purchase of recovered phones. However, this decrease was insignificant – only 1%. However, reduction buying experts have recorded for the first time in 4 years.
As stated on the website Counterpoint, before the market recovered smartphones showed a positive trend.
Restored the most popular smartphones are Apple and Samsung. This is logical, because these producers are actively promoting refurbished products. Increased performance and Huawei.
This top three in the market new smartphones, so there are no surprises. Overall, in 2019 the world was restored sold 137 million smartphones.
Where was the drop
The decrease in purchase of recovered phones occurred in the United States, China and Europe – an average of 6%, than in 2018. A strong decline occurred in Japan – 8%.
The marketplace for refurbished smartphones sank – where was the fall / Graphics: counterpointresearch.com
While in India, Latin America and Africa sales of such smartphones on the contrary increased by 9%, 6% and 2% respectively.
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