Figures from insurance company ProtectCell show that iPhone owners are 54 percent less likely to need a replacement than owners of other smartphones, and 11 percent less likely to need a repair.
While iPhones seemingly have higher build quality than other phones (or perhaps more careful owners), it comes as no surprise to see they are more desirable to thieves, with iPhone thefts 65 percent higher than those of other smartphones. A number that will hopefully fall when word gets the criminal world about Activation Lock.
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