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Global smartphone sales fall 5.7% in Q3, Xiaomi passes Apple for third spot

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Smartphone sales to end-users totaled 366 million units in Q3, down 5.7 percent from the third quarter of 2019, according to Gartner. Overall global mobile phone sales totaled 401 million units, a decline of 8.7 percent year-over-year. After two consecutive quarters of a decline of 20 percent, quarterly smartphone sales started to show signs of recovery sequentially. However, smartphone sales continued weaker compared to the same period in in 2019, even with vendors introducing multiple 5G smartphones and governments relaxing shelter-in-place instructions in some geographies.

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