Whenever you leave the house, you always have to run down your checklist: keys, wallet, and tiny computer that you can’t go anywhere without.
The smartphone has become a near-necessity for people of all ages, letting us do everything from stay in touch with loved ones to manage our finances. And because this piece of tech is seen as so essential, many of us feel pressured into upgrading to newer models as quickly as possible.
But how long do phones last, really?
Let’s take a look at the average lifespan of a smartphone, and what ways you can extend its longevity.