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Smartphone shipments to plummet 11.9% in 2020 amid ongoing covid-19 challenges

Wednesday 3 June 2020 | 17:48 CET | News
The worldwide smartphone market is forecast to decline 11.9 percent year-on-year in 2020 with shipments totaling 1.2 billion units, according to a study from the IDC. The forecast follows the largest year-over-year decline in the first quarter. Smartphone shipments are now expected to fall 18.2 percent in the first half of the year as the macroeconomic impact of the covid-19 pandemic continues to affect consumer spending. Global smartphone shipments are not expected to return to growth until Q1 2021. 

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