This infographic uses data from CompareMyMobile.com to show the unique effect that the release of a new Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone can have on the trade-in market.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Trade In Impact

It focuses on the recent release of the Samsung Galaxy S4, which caused a surge in Android trade-ins that the site had never seen before. The graphic shows the increase in handset valuations, actual trade-ins, their share in the trade-in market and how the release caused a massive drop in value of the top 5 Samsung devices on the site – due to the volume of them being recycled.