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6 reasons not to buy a smartphone

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Smart to buy a smartphone?

Are Americans becoming more tuned in to their smartphones than their TVs?

A May 2015 survey by the Consumer Electronics Association shows 72% of U.S. households now own smartphones. Only TVs (97%) and DVD/Blu-ray players (78%) are more common electronic devices in American homes, the association's survey indicates.

Yet, even though smartphones are wildly popular, are they necessarily a smart choice for you? Here, we explore 6 reasons to think twice about owning a smartphone.

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