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Mobile Device Lifecycle: Metrics and Analysis Study

This report will provide metrics around the current state of the mobile industry and projections for the future. The report will also provide context around new areas of business created to support a more complex mobile device lifecycle. In addition, the report will wrap up with analyst commentary around changes expected in the mobile ecosystem and device lifecycle over the next few years.

Specific areas of focus will include:
• Smartphone and tablet growth projections
• User behavior/preferences (opinions around upgrade, phone type, recycling and pre-owned)
• Smartphone distributors, insurance and repair
• Mobile phone recycling rates
• Recommerce/secondary market