10-15% of cell phones sold in China are second-hand

A hefty 40% of the 62 million new mobile accounts in China last year came from people using second-hand cellphones, says research firm Gartner. Put differently, an estimated 10 to 15% of all cellphones sold in China are now second-hand, other analysts said.

A hefty 40% of the 62 million new mobile accounts in China last year came from people using second-hand cellphones, says research firm Gartner. Put differently, an estimated 10 to 15% of all cellphones sold in China are now second-hand, other analysts said.