According to a recent report by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) on US smartphone users, Apple iPhone users are more inclined to trade in their old ones, while Android users are more inclined to keep them. CIRP released a follow-up report today showing the condition of smartphones as they are traded in, sold, and left for family/friends.
The report shows that the status of second-hand Android phones and iPhones in the U.S. market is basically the same when they are traded, sold, and left to family members/friends. Attached is the following table information: about 60% of the phone screens are intact, and 21% of the phones have scratches But usable; 13% cracked but usable; only 6% of used phones had cracked screens and were unusable.
In terms of battery status, about a quarter of used iPhones and Android phones can last a full day or more on a full charge. 33% of iPhone owners say they are good enough for daytime use, and 42% of Android phones are good enough for daytime use.