Shortage of cell phones in the future?


We admit it. We go through cell phones like water. But according to Matthew Hoffman, an analyst from Cowen Research Company, this is a growing trend among cell phone owners. Based on current demand for cell phones around the world, and the fact that Americans are replacing them far too often, we could experience a shortage in in the millions of units. The shortage could be on account of a dropping LCD supply. Who knows, in a couple of years instead of a new cell phone every three months, we might go six months between cell phones. Actually, no, it will probably only get worse…


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