Peter Lau from JK Empire in Sham Shui Po displays a phone with the ‘Leave Home Safe’ app installed. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Peter Lau from JK Empire in Sham Shui Po displays a phone with the ‘Leave Home Safe’ app installed. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Coronavirus: why Hong Kong phone vendors are ringing up sales of old models with ‘Leave Home Safe’ app

  • Now that app is needed for entry to many public venues, those without smartphones rush to buy
  • Shops clear old stocks, charge customers ‘service fee’ to install free contact-tracing app

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Peter Lau from JK Empire in Sham Shui Po displays a phone with the ‘Leave Home Safe’ app installed. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Peter Lau from JK Empire in Sham Shui Po displays a phone with the ‘Leave Home Safe’ app installed. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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