What is a good lifetime for a phone?

The average life of a smartphone is 2 to 4 years. But you might still be able to hit the 5-year mark if you treat your phone with care and care. However, after about 3 years, you may notice that your phone’s hardware is outdated and having trouble handling modern apps.

Many factors come into play when it comes to extending the life of your phone, here are a few:

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(tixag b_12) (tixag _2) Typical lifespan of a smartphone

How long can you typically expect from a given smartphone? The answer can vary significantly between the types and models available today, but a rough estimate of the average lifespan of modern smartphones is around 2.5 years. This estimate includes general care and protection; without this, the average useful life will be considerably shorter, from one year to 15 months in many cases. And with perfect care and maybe a bit of luck, it might even last more than 2.5 years with many smartphones.

Now the phone itself is just one of many factors that play a role in its lifespan. Many other factors, including most variables in most cases, involve how you maintain and protect the phone.


This is usually when developers stop releasing system updates for these devices. However, manufacturers with a very broad portfolio often focus on high-end and mid-range models with upgrades. Entry level phones are often overlooked and not supported after a while.

Typically, most iPhone devices receive system and security updates five to seven years after release. Android devices have a much shorter lifespan as they only receive these updates 2-3 years after the device was released. Therefore, if you buy an older model or a used device, the life expectancy will already be shorter.

Keep it clean

While our phones still have buttons and internal hardware, they can get pretty dirty, especially since they live inside our purses and pockets. mention our hands. For the surface, you can use a microfiber cloth and cotton swabs to remove part of the accumulated dirt. If really necessary, a little rubbing alcohol can also help, but be sure to keep it away from the various ports that lead to the internal gears. If you’d like to keep an eye on these parts, visit one of our stores, as we can easily open up your phone and make sure everything is clean and dry inside.

Another challenge of keeping your phone alive for a full five years (essentially eternity, in the case of tech devices!) is the issue of battery life. All device batteries are designed to last a certain number of charges (between 300 and 500). This means that if you constantly charge your battery to 100%, it could significantly reduce overall battery life. Even if you accidentally drain the battery, you can still get in the phone and have it replaced, or if it makes you nervous, you can bring the phone back to us for expert service.

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