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Smartphone shipments to fall 2.5% in 2019, market's worst decline ever - study

Wednesday 17 July 2019 | 14:05 CET | News
Global device shipments, including PCs, tablets and mobile phones, will fall this year by 3.3 percent to 2.2 billion units, pulled down by the mobile phone market, according to the latest study from Gartner. The smartphone market alone is expected to decline by 2.5 percent this year, its worst fall ever. 

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