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Xiaomi revenues up by a third due to strong phone sales and triple-digit European growth

Mike 137 Silver badge

Alternatively...

"It has been a difficult year for the mobile industry as economic uncertainty and widespread national lockdowns further depressed the public's appetite for handset upgrades."

Or maybe:

"It's been a great year for the planet and poor people in the third world as vastly fewer perfectly functional phones have been chucked out for dumping and burning".

The hi-tech treadmill we've got onto in the "west" doesn't just hit our pockets - it poisons people elsewhere as well. The only overall winners are the manufacturers, but some are now even fouling their own nests.

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