Does your phone come with an expiry date?

Does your new phone have a shelf-life that’s shorter than your contract? Is its lack of repairability driven by manufacturers or by us constantly clamouring for the latest feature-packed model?

In this Which? investigation Greg Foot asks who’s to blame for the mountain of ‘old’ mobiles hidden away in drawers up and down the country. He learns the shocking reality of what it takes to make a phone, is surprised to find out what happens if you recycle one, and hears how phone companies may be putting you at risk.

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