Smartphone manufacturers are likely preparing for a global sales decline as replacement cycles lengthen and smartphones approach becoming commodities (Jake Swearingen/New York Magazine)

Jake Swearingen / New York Magazine:
Smartphone manufacturers are likely preparing for a global sales decline as replacement cycles lengthen and smartphones approach becoming commodities  —  From roughly 2007 until 2013, the smartphone market grew at an astonishing pace, posting double-digit growth year after year, even during a global recession.



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