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iPhone and iPhone 6 6 Plus became the most expensive smartphones in 2014
The average resale value of the iPhone on the secondary market reached a record high. This was reported by a British research company CompareMyMobile, published detailed statistics about resold phones.
Having studied the secondary market of mobile devices, analysts have come to the conclusion that Apple flagship phones were the most expensive in 2014. Despite the fact that the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus came out at the end of the year, they also became the most resell. Their average cost was £ 485,04 (or $ 731). In second place are smartphones and Samsung Galaxy S5 Samsung Galaxy Note 3. Their market price supported devices – £ 320 and £ 286 respectively ($ 482 and $ 430).
Most often, the British put up for sale smartphones Apple (38%). They are followed by the South Korean unit Samsung (34,37%) and Taiwan’s HTC (7,21%).
The study notes that iPhone owners are the most loyal to the brand users: more than 80% of the owners of “apple” smartphone after the sale of the old iPhone to buy the phone Apple. Only 20% of the former owners of iPhone replaced it with another brand of smartphone, of which 9.58% switched to Samsung, 2,8% – on HTC, and 7% were divided between the other brands.
Indicator loyalty Samsung-phone owners is much lower. Only 44% of users of smartphones newly acquired company after resale. 34.77% of them acquire the iPhone, 6,64% – phones HTC. Former owners tubes HTC, in turn, often moving to iPhone (35,5%), smartphones Samsung (16,34%) and Sony (8,08%).
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