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Which brands of smartphones are most often stolen from Ukrainians: check whether you are in the risk zone

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar May27,2024

Which brands of smartphones are most often stolen from Ukrainians: check if you are in the risk zone

In 2024, thieves stole more than 6.6 thousand smartphones in Ukraine. Among the most popular brands of gadgets that are stolen are three brands. These are Xiaomi, Samsung and iPhone.

It should be noted that the number of thefts is decreasing compared to previous years. This is evidenced by the statistics of “Opendatabot”.

According to the portal, the number of 6.6 thousand stolen gadgets is 2.5 less than in pre-war 2021. It is also 1.3 times less than for the same period in 2023. 

The largest number of stolen or lost mobile phones this year was recorded in Kyiv – almost 12% of the total number. In second place is Dnipropetrovsk Region: 8.8% of the total number. Zaporizhzhia region closes the top three – 8.6%. 

The most frequently stolen gadgets are Xiaomi, Samsung, and iPhone. Yes, in 2024, more than 2.2 thousand “Xiaomi”, more than 1.4 “Samsung” and about a thousand “iPhones” were already stolen or lost. 

“We decided to compare, which smartphone brands are most requested by thieves and buyers. So, according to Comfy, the most popular phone brands among buyers for three years in a row are the same brands, but in a different order: iPhone, Samsung and Xiaomi/Redmi,” they write about an interesting fact authors of “Opendatabot”. 

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my natasha@thetimeshub.in 1-800-268-7116

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