iPhone 8 and 8 Plus trade-ins higher than usual as the iPhone X approaches

iPhone X vs. iPhone 8 sales

When Apple unveiled the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus alongside the iPhone X last month, there was some concern among my colleagues and others in the media that consumers would skip out on the iPhone 8 altogether and wait for the X. Several reports seem to indicate that this has indeed been the case in the weeks since the iPhone 8 family launched, and on Monday, we received new information that backs up our initial concerns.

According to device recycling site Decluttr.com, there have been more iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus trade-ins at this point in the phone's life cycle than in the same period after any other previous iPhone launch.

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