Counterpoint: Sales of refurbished smartphones decline 1% in 2019

The smartphone market recorded a decrease in shipments in 2019, and this affected the refurbished segment as well. According to Counterpoint Research, manufacturers sold 137 million refurbished devices (9% of total sales), which is a 1% decrease on a yearly basis. Markets like Europe, China, and the United States saw a decrease, while India, the […]

Apple starts selling refurbished iPhone XR units in the US

Apple kept the iPhone XR around as a lower cost alternative to the iPhone 11, knocking its price down to $600 – a sweet $150 discount from the original price and $100 less than the 11. However, it took until now for Apple to officially start selling refurbished XR...