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Q1 2018 Mobile Trade-In Data: The Secondary Market Gains Momentum

Posted by Sanida Bratt on Apr 25, 2018 8:39:17 AM

 

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Every quarter, we analyze our trade-in processing data to get a sense of how the secondary market for mobile devices is growing. While there are definitely patterns in the peaks and valleys throughout the year, one things is clear—trade-ins are becoming an increasingly-vital piece of the buying process.

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Topics: Device Trade-in Solutions

Happy Earth Day: How the Mobile Device Market Impacts Sustainability

Posted by Sanida Bratt on Apr 23, 2018 8:53:10 AM

 

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April 22, 2018, marked the 48th anniversary of Earth Day. The day that we take a step back and think about how our actions impact the environment.

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Topics: Device Trade-in Solutions

A Reflection on the Smartphone Trends of 2017

Posted by Sanida Bratt on Jan 31, 2018 9:00:00 AM

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Every quarter we analyze and compile data about the mobile device trade-in market. We look to see which devices have held their value, which devices are being traded-in the most, and how U.S consumers benefit from these activities. At the end of the year, we look at the overall trend in the pre-owned smartphone market and see what’s different from the year before. What happened in 2017, and how does it compare to 2016?

2017 was an interesting year for smartphones.

 

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Q3 2017 Mobile Device Trade-in Data -- iPhones Continue to Hold Value

Posted by Sanida Bratt on Oct 26, 2017 9:57:47 AM

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Every quarter we analyze and compile data about the mobile device trade-in market. We look at devices with the highest trade-in volume, the highest trade-in value, the money returned to U.S. consumers over the quarter, and more. While it’s typical to have a certain degree of consistency each quarter, the data continues to serve as a baseline with which to examine the impact of industry trends that come and go. Considering the recent launch of the iPhone 8, and imminent iPhone X availability as well as the recent launch of Google Pixel 2, let’s take a closer look at the Q3 2017.

 

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Topics: Device Trade-in Solutions

Q2 2017 Mobile Device Trade-in Data—What’s Happening Ahead of iPhone 8?

Posted by Sanida Bratt on Aug 3, 2017 12:57:28 AM

mobile device trade-in dataEach quarter, we analyze data regarding mobile device trade-ins. Our data includes the most-traded devices, an analysis of devices that return the highest trade-in values, the amount of money returned to consumers in the United States, and more.

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Topics: Device Trade-in Solutions

The Benefits of Recycling Mobile Devices

Posted by Sanida Bratt on Jul 10, 2017 1:53:40 AM

Benefits of Recycling Mobile Devices

April is Earth Month, but a concerted effort on recycling mobile devices would make every month Earth Month.

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Topics: Omni-Channel Device Collection, Device Processing and Liquidation

Q1 2017 Mobile Device Trade-in Data—Apple Continues to Ride High

Posted by Sanida Bratt on May 22, 2017 9:43:55 AM

Mobile Device Trade-In Data 2017Every quarter we compile data about the mobile device trade-in market. We look at the most-traded devices, the phones with the highest trade-in value, the money returned to consumers over the quarter, and more.

There’s a certain degree of consistency each quarter, but it’s good to have the baseline data to examine as industry trends come and go.

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Topics: Device Trade-in Solutions, Device Processing and Liquidation

Happy Earth Day 2017! How the Electronics Industry Can Contribute to a Sustainable Environment

Posted by Sanida Bratt on Apr 23, 2017 3:57:18 AM

Sustainable EnvironmentOn April 22nd, we celebrated the 47th annual Earth Day with the rest of the world. The modern environmental movement that started in 1970 has never been more relevant than it is today—especially as the volume of electronics in the world increases exponentially.

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Topics: Omni-Channel Device Collection, Device Processing and Liquidation

Are Renewed Smartphones the Most Powerful IoT Devices?

Posted by Sanida Bratt on Apr 4, 2017 2:49:38 AM

renewed smartphonesThe Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem of devices, both new and refurbished, has enabled communities, business and consumers to digitally integrate all aspects of their life and work functions.

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Topics: Omni-Channel Device Collection, Analytics

Refurbished Mobile Device Market: The New Smartphone Frontier

Posted by Sanida Bratt on Mar 1, 2017 1:22:28 AM

Refurbished Mobile Devices MarketSmartphones have become a near-universal extension of ourselves. In the United States, mobile penetration rates are nearing 80%, and about half of Americans have cut the cord entirely, solely functioning on their mobile phones.

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Topics: Device Trade-in Solutions, Device Processing and Liquidation

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