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Smartphone market to contract again in 2019, growth to return in H2 - IDC

Thursday 7 March 2019 | 10:37 CET | News
The global smartphone market is expected to contract for a third year in a row in 2018, dropping by 0.8 percent to 1.39 billion units shipped, IDC forecast. The market researcher expects a better second half of the year, when annual growth of 2.3 percent is predicted. Over the long term, smartphone shipments are forecast to grow to 1.54 billion units in 2023, helped by the migration to 5G.

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