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PRESS RELEASE
UNDER EMBARGO UNTIL 00.01 01 DECEMBER 2016

New study reveals nearly 15 million Brits have an old mobile phone gathering dust in drawers at home.
With the average old phone worth £20, that’s £300,000,000 in unused cash!
Some retro handsets are now design icons, and could be worth a fortune


• Nearly one quarter of us have at least one unused old phone lying around
• Mobile phones are the most common older tech for people to have at home
• The Nokia 3310 is the phone Brits miss the most
• Asking prices for some retro phone models as much £1000 on eBay
• The most affectionately remembered phone game is ‘Snake’

With nearly a quarter (24%) of Brits set to buy tech for themselves or as a gift this Christmas, our desire to own the very latest gadgets shows no sign of abating. But as we fill our Christmas stockings with the latest must-have technology, what happens to the...

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