Cell­phone Sales

Beijing Review - - This Week Society -

In a sur­vey, 71.8 per­cent of re­spon­dents said they buy new cell­phones ev­ery two years or less on av­er­age, while 16.8 per­cent said they change cell­phones ev­ery year.

Ac­cord­ing to the sur­vey pub­lished by Chi­naYouthDaily on April 18, among the 2,004 re­spon­dents, more than 60 per­cent said brand is a ma­jor fac­tor when choos­ing a cell­phone.

About 51.6 per­cent of the peo­ple sur­veyed were born in the 1980s, 21.1 per­cent in the 1990s and 19.6 per­cent in the 1970s.

About 82.4 per­cent of the re­spon­dents said smart­phones have be­come an in­dis­pens­able gad­get in their lives. They also heav­ily rely on lap­tops, desk­tops and tablet com­put­ers.

Nearly 63 per­cent said they would con­sider buy­ing a new phone if their old one had prob­lems, while 42 per­cent said they might swap the old one, even if it is work­ing well, for a new model.

Also, more than 32 per­cent said they would buy the lat­est model from their fa­vorite brand.

While choos­ing a mo­bile phone, the other con­sid­er­a­tions are the price, pro­ces­sor and cam­era per­for­mance, the sur­vey found.

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