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Chinese brands grow share of contracting West Europe smartphone market

Thursday 14 February 2019 | 16:22 CET | News
The Western European smartphone market contracted 8 percent in 2018 to 128 million phones shipped, the lowest level since 2013, according to research by Canalys. An increase in average selling prices, caused by rising flagship prices at Apple, Samsung and Huawei, offset some of the volume decline in terms of revenues. Central and Eastern Europe also continued to grow, with shipments up 5 percent to 68 million units, and the Russian market remained strong, growing 14 percent.

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