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Eco-friendly digital habits

We have our smartphones and computers with us all day long, but we tend to forget that they are more than just physical objects. The ecological impact of their use also depends on our web practices. Yet it is difficult to remove the illusion that it is immaterial, and hence has no real life consequences. Well, our internet actions have a cost and having eco-friendly digital habits is important. But what are the best practices to adopt?

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What is the Real Value of Your Black Friday Smartphone Deal?

Maybe you’ve heard the old saying “Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth” but still, don’t you ever wonder why a store would lower prices at exactly the moment when people are really looking to buy? It’s the start of the holiday shopping season—it’s not as if people really need more incentives to buy presents. Unlike summer and winter sales when stores are trying to get rid of old stock to make room for newer products, Black Friday sales usually offer hot ticket items that are in high demand. What gives? Why would a store willingly lower its margin?

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Back Market Lab: The iPhone XR or the genius little brother

Released a few months after its two big brothers (the iPhone XS and the iPhone XS Max), the iPhone XR is not only available at a more affordable price, but it is without hesitation one of the best smartphones on the market. With the same processor as the XS, the best LCD screen on the market and a 12 megapixel main camera sensor, the little brother has absolutely no reason to envy its elders, or the competition.  

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What are the best accessories for your iPhone XR?

Are you investing or planning to invest in an iPhone XR and want to find the best equipment? Discover the best iPhone XR accessories needed for optimal equipment.

The iPhone XR is a pure technological gem available at a slightly more affordable price than its XS and XS MAX counterparts. With 3GB of RAM and an Apple A12 Bionic processor, its performance is on par with the best smartphones on the market. Its 6.1″ LCD screen offers excellent resolution. The 12 Mpx main camera produces high-quality photos and includes FaceID technology, which enables facial recognition for enhanced security.

iPhone XR Protective Devices

First, the essential: protecting your smartphone is almost an obligation if you want to guarantee a long lifespan and keep the possibility of selling it one day at the best price

Convenient iPhone XR Accessories

Are you a fan of playlists during your cardio session? Then the sports armband is made for you. You can adjust the placement to the location you prefer in order to improve your performance with music. 

Another important accessory, GPS support allows you to take full advantage of all the features of your phone during your trips. However, be careful not to touch the screen when driving.

Connected objects and Bluetooth

Connected Watches

Technology is trending towards connected objects and the 2.0 watches are not simply showing you the time. You want to connect to your smartphone, show your calendar or even a summary of your athletic performances? It’s possible with just a glance at your wrist. 

Wireless Charger

Among the other technical advances of the industry, the wireless chargers come second on the podium. They bring improved life expectancy to your mobile battery. A determining factor when you know how quickly they can lose performance. However, it should be noted that the charging process is longer.


Want to enjoy your music in the best possible conditions? Back Market offers:

The best models of sports headphones.

Wireless headphones to insulate from noise in the subway.

Bluetooth speakers to amplify decibels at home.

Photo kits

For those who love beautiful photographs, you can considerably improve the performance of your smartphone. The Mpow 3 in 1 kit allows you to add 3 lenses to your phone and give it new possibilities. From macro to wide angle to fish eye, you will be able to best express your photographic talents. The use of tripod is almost indispendable to produce the best shots!

Now that you know the best accessories, we can help you find them on Back Market!

Smartphone design

Smartphone design is now boiling down to something as mundane as “the notch”.  15 years ago, I doubt we could have imagined that an inch or so of screen real estate would be the occasion for heated debates among people more likely to be accountants or gossip journalists than industrial product designers. It seems ridiculous if you go back to 2007, and remember that smartphones use to look like this:

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2019, The Year of the Foldable Screens

It’s signed, sealed, and delivered: the year 2019 marks the arrival of screens that you can actually fold! At the CES consumer technology conference, held in Las Vegas at the beginning of January, it’s all anyone was talking about (well, that and 5G…). This flexible technology applied to screens has already been released in China and the United States, and is poised to hit Europe this year. Mind-bending, isn’t it?

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