Phones from older and resigmented generations record the highest sales increases. That's because new models do not bring revolutionary features, according to Counterpoint Research.
Thus, a performance smartphone from 2015 or 2016 is still doing very well. Moreover, the average purchase price of a new smartphone has increased. If in the last quarter of 2016 it was $ 330, in the similar period of 2017 it reached $ 360.
In the third quarter of last year, the three best-selling smartphone models in the world were from older generations. It's about: iPhone 7, iPhone 6S and Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime
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The research shows that the range spikes are used by three people before they are out of use. They either pass from one family member to another or are sold to another user.