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Smartphones: The True Cost of Upgrades

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Smartphone technology is evolving rapidly. Every year there are better cameras, performance, refresh rates, screens and batteries. Tempted by a host of new features, people can’t help but upgrade to the latest model, but what happens to all the smartphones we go through?

The average lifespan of a smartphone is 3 to 4 years, perhaps even 5, but by that time the battery’s capacity is likely to have…




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