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Global smartphone sales slump 9% to 400 mln in Q4

Friday 2 February 2018 | 14:25 CET | News
Worldwide smartphone shipments shrank from 438.7 million to 400.2 million in the final quarter of 2017, according to the latest data from Strategy Analytics. Describing the decline as the biggest annual fall in smartphone history, the report said longer replacement rates, fewer operator subsidies and a 16 percent collapse in the China market were the driving factors. However, on a full-year basis, global smartphone shipments topped 1.5 billion units for the first time ever after growing 1.3 percent year on year, compared to annual rises of 3.3 percent and 12.3 percent in the previous two

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Companies: Apple / Huawei / Oppo / Samsung / Xiaomi
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