• How long should a $999 iPhone last?

    1 day ago - By The Verge

    I usually spend about $1,300 on a new computer, and I usually expect it to stay in good shape for about four years - if not more. So if I'm spending over $1,000 on an iPhone , how long should I expect to use it for?
    Smartphones have never had the longevity that modern computers have, often staying current for only two or so years. There are a good number of reasons why: For one, smartphones are historically cheaper, so it makes sense that companies would expect them to be replaced a bit sooner. But more importantly, smartphones are evolving at such a rapid pace that there's frequently a...
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