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China smartphone market plunges 7.5% in 2019, coronavirus outbreak to affect sales in 2020

Tuesday 11 February 2020 | 14:19 CET | News
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Around 366.7 million smartphones were shipped in China in 2019, which represents a decline of 7.5 percent from 2018, resulting from market saturation as well as a challenging economy, according to a report from IDC. In the fourth quarter of 2019, more than 86.2 million units were shipped, down 15.6 percent year-on-year due to both Huawei's large inventories as well as consumers waiting for cheaper 5G smartphones. The report also shows that this was the market's 11th consecutive quarterly decline and its third consecutive annual decline.

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Companies: Apple / Huawei / Oppo / Swan / Vivo / Xiaomi
Countries: China
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