Did you have a digital camera but you stopped using it for your mobile and you have it stored in a drawer? And that console from a couple of generations ago or the one you had for Communion that is in its box in the attic? And the printer you never remember to buy ink cartridges from? We have more unused electronic devices than we think, and a survey has confirmed this.
For those who do not know, Milanuncios is a Spanish platform with a lot of experience in the second-hand market where you can find everything from the Playmobil that you lost to a car or a snowmobile.
And taking advantage of Black Friday, Milanuncios has carried out a survey to a representative sample of 1,001 Spanish users to assess how present users are in the second-hand market when making large purchases.
96% of respondents admit to having technology products at home that they do not need; a 30% also consider putting up for sale versions older than the device you are about to buy. Respondents estimate having at home Tech items you don’t use worth € 511 on average. The ‘top’ of the most recurrent is:
- Camera (19%)
- Game consoles (10,9%)
- Tablet (9,6%)
- Printers (9,2%)
Take advantage of Black Friday
As is often the case, technology is one of the most sought after categories in Black Friday discounts. AND 32.3% of those surveyed say they plan to take advantage of Black Friday to buy the latest model of an electronic device. Among the most sought-after technological products will be:
- Android phones (13,4%)
- Activity wristbands (10,7%)
- Smartwatches (10,7%)
- Game consoles (8,8%)
- Laptops (8,6%)
- Tablets (8.48%)
- iPhones (7,6%)
Buying something you don’t need
According to the analysis, 36.6% of those surveyed admit to having bought products that they do not need on Black Friday. Although only 10% have sold these products at some point. The survey reveals that, by gender, the feeling of regret is more common in women than in men (40.8% vs. 32.1%).
By ages, it is young people between 18 and 24 who most confess to having regretted their Black Friday purchases (50.8%), Compared to the age group between 45 and 54 years: only 3 in 10 consider having bought items that they did not need.