Global smartphone sales lift 1% to 397 mln in Q4 - study

Wednesday 24 January 2018 | 10:41 CET | News
Global smartphone sales reached 397 million units in the fourth quarter, up 1 percent from the year before, according to the latest study from GfK. Demand was driven mainly by the Middle East and Africa, where sales jumped 8 percent, and Central & Eastern Europe, where they grew 7 percent. Meanwhile, the average price of smartphones worldwide (ASP) lifted 10 percent year-on-year to USD 363, its fastest quarterly growth rate to date, with people willing to pay more for larger phones and bezel-less displays. In 2017, sales went to 1.46 billion units, and generated USD 479 billion in revenue.

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