The Galaxy S22 depreciates three times faster than the iPhone 13
Every year, phone manufacturing companies launch their products in different categories and all these phones lose their value over time. In the meantime, some models face further price reductions.
According to Phonearena, the popular and reliable SellCell website, on May 20, published the results of its analysis of the depreciation of Galaxy S22, iPhone 13 and Pixel 6 series phones. According to the data of this website, despite the small difference in the initial prices of Apple iPhone 13, Samsung Galaxy S22 and Google Pixel 6, buying an iPhone seems to be a much better investment than the other two brands.
The base model of the iPhone 13 mini with The price is $699, the base model of the Galaxy S22 is sold at a price of $799, and the Pixel 6 is sold at a price of $599. By tracking the value of these phones in a two-month period, the SellCell website concluded that among these phones, the sale of the iPhone 13 will bring the least loss to the owner of the phone; These findings are consistent with previous reports from SellCell, which stated that iPhones retain their value better than Android phones.
SellCell website conducts its research on two series of used phones “conditions similar to new model” or “in good condition” has done, and its findings show that the Galaxy S22 is the worst phone in retaining value; Galaxy S22 phones, which were in “as new condition” two months after release, lost 53.2% of their value, which is considered a significant drop in value. Pixel 6 is in the next position with a 41.5% drop in value after two months, which, despite the high depreciation percentage, still has a lower drop in value compared to the Galaxy S22.
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Two months after being on the market, the iPhone 13 had only 16.4% depreciation compared to two Android phone The Galaxy S22 and Pixel 6 look like a really great percentage. The noteworthy point is that Pixel 6 and iPhone 13 had a greater drop in value a month after their release. For example, the iPhone saw an 18.7% drop in price in the first month, but then regained some of its lost value in the second month. They are famous for a long time and according to the previous sales statistics, such behavior is not so surprising for these phones, but the increase in the value of an Android phone after the initial drop can be considered a remarkable thing; In fact, Pixel 6 is one of the most successful phones of Google and one of the best Android phones in 2022.
According to the SellCell charts, the depreciation of the Galaxy S22 is linear and it seems that its depreciation will decrease over time; So we can hope that it will compensate some of this depreciation in the coming months.
The 128GB model Galaxy S22 Plus had the fastest decline in value, 53.8% in two months. lost its value (equivalent to $574.99). As for the Pixel 6 phones, the worst performer is the 256GB model of the Pixel 6 Pro, which loses 45.7 percent. (equivalent to $479).
Among the iPhones, the 128 GB model iPhone 13 mini, after two months, lost 29.2% of its value; This is not very strange considering the poor performance of this phone and not receiving updates, and other iPhone 13 mini models continued to lose value after the first month. The iPhone 13 Pro Max, with a 3.8% drop in value after two months, had the best performance among the reviewed phones and showed that choosing it can be a good investment option.