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In article<p2du8111gv1@news6.newsguy.com>, PeterN
<"peter,newdelete"@deleteverizon.net> wrote:

> > most people get a new phone in 2 years, so the battery will outlast the
> > useful life of the phone.
> 
> Cite please.

<http://www.businessinsider.com/how-long-people-wait-to-upgrade-phon...
hart-2017-3>
  According to a recent report from the analyst firm Kantar Worldpanel,
  American users held onto their smartphones for an average of 22.7
  months before upgrading in 2016, up by nearly two months from 2014.
  The difference is just as big in many major European markets.

and a nice pretty graph:
<http://static2.businessinsider.com/image/58b898a2be967306018b45dd-1...