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Global smartphone market 'in freefall' as shipments fall 6.8% in Q1 - Canalys

Thursday 2 May 2019 | 09:18 CET | News
The global smartphone market remained "in freefall" in Q1 2019, contracting for a sixth consecutive quarter with shipments down 6.8 percent to 313.9 million units, according to the latest report from Canalys. The figure was the lowest in nearly five years, led by Apple, which posted the largest single-quarter decline in the history of the iPhone and lost its second place in the ranking to China's Huawei. However, the smartphone market continues to consolidate as it shrinks, said Canalys, with the top five vendors' combined worldwide market share rising from 66.8 percent to 72.0 percent over

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