Expensive smartphone market share to shrink to 33% in 2017

Tuesday 11 December 2012 | 16:39 CET | News
The smartphone market is expected to begin to diverge and sales will become dominated by two poles, the low-end devices (priced below USD 150) and the high-end devices (priced above USD 250), according to a new study from Informa Telecoms & Media. The expensive smartphones will find their market share shrinking from 85 percent of total smartphones sold in 2011 to 33 percent in 2017. In contrast, the low-end smartphones will gain market share over the years to account for just over half (52%) of smartphones sold in 2017. The average smartphone price will drop from USD 188 in 2011 to USD 152 in

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