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January 24, 2023

Has the time ever come to get a new phone, and you’d thought you’d save a few bucks by going with a lower-tier model? Or maybe you’re buying a device for a child or teenager and want to don’t want to splurge on something that they might break two weeks after you buy it. So, a cheap phone would be a great option, right? Well, maybe not. In our top story, Andrew discusses why inexpensive phone models shouldn’t exist anymore. He goes over the big differences between lower-tier and flagship models, how long more expensive phones should last, how repairability factors in, and if it’s realistic to expect phone companies to ever drop the bottom run of the smartphone ladder.

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TODAY'S TOP STORY Cheap Phones Shouldn’t Exist

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Google Will Prove It’s Still the King of AI at I/O 2023

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