Teenagers turning to 'dumb' phone models to switch off, 专家说

Teenagers are turning to ‘dumbphone models from the 1990s due to a desire to switch off, 专家说

  • Young adults are turning away from smartphones to switch off
  • Market researchers say this and lack of data bills is fuelling 90s nostalgia
  • Nokia has even rereleased several older models to meet the demand
  • Young adults are turning their backs on high-tech smartphones in favour of ‘dumb’ models from the 1990s.

    Experts say the trend among those in their late teens and early 20s is due to a social media craze for gadgets from the era and a desire to switch off from today’s screen-dominated world.

    Lou Ellerton, of market research agency Kantar, 说过: ‘We’re heading back into a period of massive 90s’ nostalgia.’

    The trend has seen Nokia rerelease its classic models while Motorola has brought back its iconic RAZR flip phone

    The trend has seen Nokia rerelease its classic models while Motorola has brought back its iconic RAZR flip phone

    While the latest phones can cost up to £1,500, low-tech ones are available for less than £10 –with no expensive monthly data bills.

    The trend has seen Nokia rerelease its classic models while Motorola has brought back its iconic RAZR flip phone.