We’ve Reached Peak Smartphone (Shipments). What Will Phone Makers Do Now?

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You don’t really need a new smartphone.

Sure, some of them squeeze more screen into a smaller form. The cameras keep getting better, if you look very close. And you had to live under a rock to miss the hoopla for Apple‘s tenth-anniversary iPhone X or the Samsung Galaxy S8. Many in the smartphone business were sure this latest crop would bring a “super cycle” of upgrades.

But here’s the reality: More and more of Americans have decided we don’t need to upgrade every year. Or every other year. We’re no longer locked into two-year contracts and phones are way sturdier than they used to be.

This article was sourced from Gadgets360

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