Want a used phone? Refurbished ones are costlier but safer too5 min read . Updated: 09 Jul 2019, 08:00 PM IST
- A refurbished phone undergoes rigorous checks and due attention is paid to parts that need repair
- The total refurbished smartphone market was about 11% of the total market share in India in 2018
With smartphone companies launching new phones almost every week with better specs and design, users are moving to newer devices faster than ever before. Most smartphone customers upgrade to a new phone within six to 12 months, and any newly launched phone finds its way into the second-hand smartphone market within four to six months, according to a report, titled The Second Hand Smartphone Market in India, by Cashify, an online assured-sale platform.
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