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Romania smartphone market inhibited by low-volume, higher-value purchase trends - IDC

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The smartphone market in Romania stagnated somewhat in 2017, following several years of rapid growth, according to a research by IDC. Shipments decreased nearly 4 percent against the previous year to 3.1 million units, while market value was similar to that in 2016, at USD 687 million. This was a disappointing result for many vendors considering Romania's burgeoning economy, which grew by 7 percent year-on-year in 2017, and had the fastest growth rate in the EU in the fourth quarter. Researchers expect the Romanian smartphone market to grow moderately from 2018 onwards, with the first 5G

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Companies: Allview / Huawei / Nokia / Samsung
Countries: Romania
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