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Gulf mobile phone market grows 8% in Q4

Monday 29 March 2021 | 14:15 CET | News
The mobile phone market in the Gulf Cooperation Council region experienced quarter-on-quarter growth of 8.2 percent in Q4 2020 to a total 5.38 million units, according to a study from International Data Corporation (IDC). Smartphone shipments grew 2.3 percent on a quarterly basis to 4.26 million units, while feature phone shipments increased 38.3 percent to 1.12 million units.

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