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Pricier Smartphones, Contract Changes Discouraging Americans from Upgrading

Citing data for the third quarter from HYLA Mobile Inc., a report by The Wall Street Journal is claiming that many smartphone users in the U.S. are holding back from upgrading their devices due to fewer subsidies from wireless carriers, pricier smartphones, and the end of two-year cellphone contracts. According to the latest data from HYLA, a mobile-device trade-in company...