When it comes to trusting news sources, proximity and familiarity of the source matters in India. Most urban Indians (78%) consider their inner circle, or people known to them personally, as the most reliable source of news, ahead of formal media sources. Newspapers and magazines (77%) stand a close second when it comes to trustworthiness, followed by television and radio (71%), while online platforms lag behind (66%). These findings are part of a survey titled “Trust in Media” published by the Paris-based market research firm Ipsos yesterday (July 03). The survey covered 19,541 people in 27 countries. Sign up for the Quartz Obsession email Enter your email Sign me up Stay updated about Quartz products and events. Thanks for being a loyal reader. You’ve hit your monthly article limit. Become a member to continue reading and support our journalism. Get unlimited access to Quartz on all devices. Unlock member-exclusive coverage, CEO interviews, member-only events, conference calls with our editors, and more. Start free trial

Premium smartphone users in India are in a hurry to upgrade their devices.

An overwhelming majority (81%) of users replace their high-end smartphones before they are two years old, according to a recent survey by Counterpoint Research.

Among brands, Samsung customers tend to exchange their phones faster than average, while OnePlus users hold on the longest. “Almost six out of 10 Samsung users are interested in replacing their smartphones within the next year, and about four out of 10 users of OnePlus plan to buy a new smartphone in 12 months,” said Pavel Naiya, a senior analyst at the firm.

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