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Smartphone growth expected to drop to single digits in 2016

Thursday 3 March 2016 | 17:13 CET | News
Smartphone shipments will grow 5.7 percent year-on-year to 1.5 billion in 2016, with 2015 likely being the last year of double-digit smartphone growth, according to a report by IDC. The trend of single-digit year-on-year growth is expected throughout the forecast with volumes growing to 1.92 billion in 2020. In terms of market share, Android will be first in 2016 with 82.6 percent, ahead of iOS with 15.2 percent, Windows Phone with 1.6 percent, and others with 0.6 percent. Android will still be far ahead in 2020 with 84.6 percent, followed by iOS with 14.0 percent, Windows Phone with 0.9

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