Beijing, February 16, according to foreign media reports, according to a new survey published Friday showed that more than half of the United States consumers say, my home has two or more than two old cell phones. And all those old cell phones is worth a total price of $ 34 billion, according to resale Web site SellCell.com describes–SellCell.com is a Web site by reselling old cell phone the nuggets. One of those old iPhones one-fourth per cent of the total.
Apples since 2007, will release a new model every year-a total of 85 million sold, generating gross receipts of $ 50 billion – makes this brilliant part because some users to sell their old cell phones, and very easy to buy a new iPhone at cheaper prices. However, it is clear that most users do not sell their old cell phones.
“If the influx of more iPhone on the market, resale prices will decline, stimulate the user purchases a new model becomes low,” technology analyst Jeff Kagan Jeff (Jeff Kagan) said. High price of the old iPhone help increase people’s demand for new models, he said. Starting price is $ 650 for the new iPhone, however, most of us mobile operator has signed a two-year contract, just bought new for $ 199 subsidized price. Because many resale Web site to acquire the old iPhone $ 200, so, many users are often freely available to new models.
Investigations found that while some cell phones can no longer be sold because of a badly damaged or beyond repair, but almost one-fifth of respondents indicated that they are too lazy to sell their old phones. And equally one-fifth respondents said they worry about throwing away or reselling old cell phones can reveal personal information, and some people do not know that they can profit by selling old cell phones, resale Web site sellcell.com General Manager Colin. Wright (Colin White) said. While only 20% sold their collection of used mobile phones or old mobile phones into the area.
If t-mobile continues to lift its standard contract system, and allow the user to lower monthly interest rate to pay their higher phone costs in the early, then the United States old mobile phone demand will continue to rise, Morningstar analyst Mr Breen. Colello (Brian Colello) said. However, upgrades are no longer as compelling as models, he said, Apple is facing “greater risks”, in 2013, the users iPhone 4S or iPhone 5 may take longer, rather than buying new models in a timely manner. (Apple responds to this comment has not been. ）
Apple continues to be one of the highest rates of industrial upgrading; December 2012 per cent of iPhone users plan to upgrade to a new model, the user ratio has improved over one a year earlier, according to Morgan Stanley research (Morgan Stanley Research). While Samsung this ratio is 63%,HTC the only 47%. However, analysts say, late of new products such as the iPad Mini rumours and recent iWatch, Apple’s revenue is largely dependent on its iPhone line. IPhone sales accounted for 56%–of its gross revenue to arrive at this conclusion one reason is that Apple’s share price fell from last September’s peak of more than $ 700, Jeff Kagan (Kagan) said.