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How Long Can
a Smartphone
Really Last?
As technology changes daily,
it’s no wonder most consumers
are looking for the next best
smartphone that’s available.
The average smartphone lasts two to three years. Toward the end of its life, a
phone will start to show signs of slowing d...
But what should trigger you to trade-in
your smartphone? The desire for the
latest and greatest or signs that your
phone m...
$400
iPhone 7 Plus
$416.27
iPhone 7
$356.98
Galaxy S7 Edge
$251.69
iPhone 6s Plus
$262.99
Moto Z Force Droid
$280.00
$300 ...
Download Infographic Now
Get Mobile Trade-In Data for Q4 2016
Whether you're jumping into the world of the newest tech or
want to make the most of your old and new devices, here are
si...
3 Signs Your
Smartphone
May Be Dying
Battery Life1
There is no avoiding the decrease in battery capacity over
time. Keeping a phone at moderate temperatures is...
When the operating system becomes buggy, it can crash
programs and randomly turn the phone on and off.
Keeping the softwar...
When the screen is shattered, many automatically deem their
phone as unusable - but repairing the screen is often easier
a...
If you’ve identified these types of problems as culprits for slowing down your
phone, the best thing to do is trade it or ...
Keeping Your
Phone Longer
Although minimal wear and tear is expected, there are
proactive measures you can take to keep your phone
running the 2-3 y...
Battery health is essential to how well a phone
functions. To keep a battery running as long as
possible, keep it in moder...
To keep a battery running longer and an operating system working smoothly,
close all apps and programs when they are not b...
If you know your phone will be in rough environments, put a screen protector
and heavy-duty protective case on it. Also, m...
From physical durability to a
smooth operating system, a
phone can reach peak usage
anywhere between 2-3 years.
As people become more
dependent on smartphones,
phones dependability and
resilience to everyday life has
been expected to ...
Want to learn 15 steps to help
you create a more efficient
mobile-trade in program?
www.hylamobile.com
Thank You!
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How Long Can A Smartphone Last

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Whether you're interested in the newest technology or want to make the most of your old phone, remember these tips when caring for a smartphone.

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How Long Can A Smartphone Last

  1. 1. How Long Can a Smartphone Really Last?
  2. 2. As technology changes daily, it’s no wonder most consumers are looking for the next best smartphone that’s available.
  3. 3. The average smartphone lasts two to three years. Toward the end of its life, a phone will start to show signs of slowing down. It’s important to take stock of these so you can prepare for what comes next.
  4. 4. But what should trigger you to trade-in your smartphone? The desire for the latest and greatest or signs that your phone may be ready to bite the dust?
  5. 5. $400 iPhone 7 Plus $416.27 iPhone 7 $356.98 Galaxy S7 Edge $251.69 iPhone 6s Plus $262.99 Moto Z Force Droid $280.00 $300 $500$200 In Q4 2016, the top 5 phones* with the highest trade-in value in North America were: *Based on data from HYLA Mobile, Gartner, IDC and Deloitte
  6. 6. Download Infographic Now Get Mobile Trade-In Data for Q4 2016
  7. 7. Whether you're jumping into the world of the newest tech or want to make the most of your old and new devices, here are signs to look out for when caring for a smartphone.
  8. 8. 3 Signs Your Smartphone May Be Dying
  9. 9. Battery Life1 There is no avoiding the decrease in battery capacity over time. Keeping a phone at moderate temperatures is crucial to extending the battery life. If a battery isn't holding a charge for very long within the first year of ownership, there is most likely a problem.
  10. 10. When the operating system becomes buggy, it can crash programs and randomly turn the phone on and off. Keeping the software up to date will help, but these symptoms mean the combination of the operating system and the device have reached maximum lifespan. Operating Issues2
  11. 11. When the screen is shattered, many automatically deem their phone as unusable - but repairing the screen is often easier and more cost effective than replacing a smartphone. Make sure the shattered screen hasn’t affected other parts of the phone, such as the audio system, microphone or camera. Shattered Screen3
  12. 12. If you’ve identified these types of problems as culprits for slowing down your phone, the best thing to do is trade it or resell it, setting you up to get a new smartphone that fits your needs.
  13. 13. Keeping Your Phone Longer
  14. 14. Although minimal wear and tear is expected, there are proactive measures you can take to keep your phone running the 2-3 years that most smartphones typically last. Average Age of Used Devices Returned *Based on data from HYLA Mobile, Gartner, IDC and Deloitte, in Q4 2016 iPhone 2.39 Years Smartphone 2.53 Years Average 2.42 Years
  15. 15. Battery health is essential to how well a phone functions. To keep a battery running as long as possible, keep it in moderate temperatures and never use it until it runs out of charge.
  16. 16. To keep a battery running longer and an operating system working smoothly, close all apps and programs when they are not being used. Staying up to date on operating system software will also cut down on problems.
  17. 17. If you know your phone will be in rough environments, put a screen protector and heavy-duty protective case on it. Also, make sure to back-up your phone’s data by storing it in the cloud or on a hard drive to safeguard it from loss.
  18. 18. From physical durability to a smooth operating system, a phone can reach peak usage anywhere between 2-3 years.
  19. 19. As people become more dependent on smartphones, phones dependability and resilience to everyday life has been expected to increase. However, with technology evolving rapidly, many are ready to discard their current phones for the newest trend. Will you?
  20. 20. Want to learn 15 steps to help you create a more efficient mobile-trade in program? www.hylamobile.com Thank You! Get Your Starter Guide

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