Used Cellphones Find a Market Among Bare-Bones Users

Cell phones are really useful tools. However, most of us do not need the latest, greatest, most expensive, gadget filled ones. Sure we do not want the bricks of 10 years ago, but something small (as most all cell phones are now) and that lets you talk to others. Simple.

Sorting through models at ReCellular, a company in Dexter, Mich., that sells four million used cellphones each year.
The NY Times is reporting that EVEN as the latest cellphone models arrive in showcases, a new breed of shopper is scouring online ads and dark corners of stores for a bargain phone with a little mileage on it. As cellphones become routine for even the cash-strapped and the very young, more Americans are willing to pay for handsets previously used by other hands. (full story)