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Americans typically replace their mobile phone every 1.8 years, totaling 43 phones in a lifetime. With manufacturers releasing new cellphone models every two weeks on average, it’s easy to see why phone replacements occur at this pace, as many consumers seek the latest features. 

Tablets aren’t far behind, with the average American consumer going through around 36 in their lifetime due to higher costs and a less rapid pace of innovation, as tablets only see about 13 variations a year.

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