Most people upgrade their mobile phones every two or three years in sync with their wireless contracts. Because I’m one of the idiots who obeys Apple’s forced march upgrade cycle (and because I’m on a month to month contract with my mobile phone provider), I usually get a new iPhone every fall. I did, however, decide to skip the iPhone 7 because my 6S was perfectly fine. And besides, I couldn’t justify the expense.
If you find yourself hanging on to your smartphone a little longer than before, you’re not alone. Check out this chart.
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