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Global smartphone market falls 3.4% in Q1, led by contraction in China

Friday 4 May 2018 | 09:08 CET | News
The global smartphone market continued to weaken in the first quarter of 2018, with shipments down 3.4 percent on the same period in 2017 at 337 million units, Canalys reported. A 21 percent fall in China was the main cause of the market contraction, which could not be offset by growth in markets such as India and Africa. Samsung retook first place in the market, displacing Apple, which led in Q4 2017, while Chinese vendors Huawei, Xiaomi and Oppo maintained their respective third, fourth and fifth positions.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Huawei / Oppo / Samsung / Xiaomi
Countries: World
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