Two thirds of Brits bought a mobile phone online in 2020 Credit Card

More people than ever are buying new mobile phones online rather than on the high street because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to new research, meaning retailers and operators will have rethink the role of physical stores going forward.

CCS Insight says 63% of Brits who bought a new phone last year did so online, compared to 52% in 2019 and 36% before that.