What's the acceptable lifespan of a premium piece of kit? Especially one that you pay well over a thousand dollars for?

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The answer, just quietly, from makers charging ever-increasing amounts for their devices seems to be two to three years before obsolescence kicks in and you're pushed to upgrade to a newer and maybe more expensive version.


That's good ongoing business for device makers and retailers. However, a recent Disputes Tribunal ruling disagrees with that timeframe, saying instead that we should expect at least