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China smartphone sales plunge by nearly 37% following coronavirus outbreak

Friday 28 February 2020 | 11:18 CET | News
China smartphone sales dropped by more than a third in January. China introduced restrictions on travel and asked residents to avoid public places in late January, just ahead of the Lunar New Year festival, a major gift-giving holiday. Mobile phone brands shipped a total of 20.4 million devices in January, which represented a decline of 36.6 percent from 32.1 million in January 2019, Reuters reports, citing data released by the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology.

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