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Global 5G smartphone shipments to reach 278 mln in 2020 as overall market contracts

Friday 11 September 2020 | 10:05 CET | News
Update: 11 September 2020 | 10:20 CET
Global 5G smartphone shipments will reach 278 million this year, and nearly double to 544 million in 2021, according to the latest study from Canalys. Of the total in 2020, 62 percent will be in Greater China, followed by North America and EMEA. Total smartphone volumes are forecast down 10.7 percent this year, with a rebound expected in 2021 of 9.9 percent, to over 1.3 billion units. 

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