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Gadgets Brits would like to see back on sale

The Sony Discman, Sega Mega Drive and Motorola Razr are among the top retro gadgets tech fans across the UK want to see make a comeback, new research reveals.

With the relaunch of the Nokia 3310 stirring up some seriously nostalgic feelings, Ebuyer.com polled the nation to find out why they would be interested in buying the latest retro reboot and what else they would like to see return to the shelves.

Topping the list of reasons why Brits would consider investing in the updated handset were the battery life (15%) and retro look (15%) of the phone. Other popular reasons included its price (14%) and ease of use (12%).

The gadgets Brits would most like to make a comeback in 2017 are:
1. Sony Discman - first on the market in 1984
2. Motorola Razr - first released in 2004
3. Gameboy - first released in 1989
4. Sega Mega Drive - first released in 1989
5. Blackberry - first released in 1999

Using its expertise and a little imagination, Ebuyer has actually redesigned some of the most voted comeback tech products including the Sony Discman, Motorola Razr and Sega Mega Drive, giving them a 2017 high tech makeover to bring them into this decade.

To explore Ebuyer’s 2017 adaptations of Brits favourite tech please visit: http://www.ebuyer.com/blog/2017/05/retro-reboot/

Notes:

Total sample size was 2,045 adults (age 18+) from the UK, in partnership with TFL.

Mobile phones Brits would most like to see make a comeback in 2017:
1. Motorola Razr (32%)
2. Blackberry (26%)
3. Nokia 7110 (22%)
4. Motorola StarTac 130 (14%)

Gaming consoles Brits would most like to see make a comeback in 2017:
1. Gameboy (30%)
2. Sega Mega Drive (28%)
3. Nintendo 64 (16%)
4. Dancemat (15%)
5. Sega Dreamcast (14%)

Gadgets Brits would most like to see make a comeback in 2017:
1. Sony Discman (32%)
2. Original iPod (25%)
3. Casio G-Shock watch (22%)
4. Pager (12%)
5. The TalkBoy (11%)

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