• Brits wasting money and harming environment by not fixing damaged mobiles

    7 days ago - By Tech Radar

    British smartphone owners are wasting over half a billion pounds every year, and contributing to the issue of electronic waste, by purchasing new devices rather then repairing damaged ones. More than half of respondents to a survey commissioned by mobile phone repair specialist iSmash said they had damaged a phone within the past 24 months (the standard duration for most mobile phone contracts), with a third admitting to being repeat offenders. Of those who damaged their device, 39 per cent bought a new phone at an average cost of £190, while 44 per cent didn't repair it.
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