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Samsung could make a lot of money this quarter thanks in part to booming smartphone sales

September 9, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

The coronavirus pandemic hit the mobile industry as a whole pretty hard during the first six months of 2020, but certain smartphone manufacturers had a worse time than others. Samsung, for instance, was severely impacted by a large global decline […]


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Samsung remains on top in Europe where smartphone sales declined 24% during Q2

July 29, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

European smartphone sales were hit hard during the second quarter by COVID-19 according to new data published today by Counterpoint Research. 24% fewer connected handsets were rung up during the three months from April through June compared to the same […]


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Gartner: Global smartphone shipments saw another decline in Q2 2019

August 28, 2019

Via: GSM Arena

According to the latest report from Gartner Research, worldwide smartphone sales over the April – June period totaled 368 million units. That’s 1.7% lower than the same time last year. Samsung maintained the top spot in terms of market share […]


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Americans stopped buying new phones when the X landed, guess why

August 23, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

Right around 2017 a perfect storm of events both raised average phone prices, and made them visible for the consumer. The carrier subsidies system removal, general industry cool-off, and ever-increasing competition that made companies chase expensive components all contributed to […]


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Global smartphone sales may not rebound for another year or so, as 5G ramp-up will take time

August 1, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

After growing steadily for years and years, global smartphone shipments began declining towards the end of 2017, continuing their free fall throughout 2018, as well as the first half of 2019. While the year-on-year drop reported in Q2 was not […]


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Smartphone sales predicted to fall 3% this year

March 28, 2019

Via: TechSpot

The slump has been blamed on familiar reasons: many smartphone owners are keeping their devices longer before upgrading; the weaker Chinese economy is having a negative effect; more people are choosing second-hand options, and flagship prices are skyrocketing. In Western […]


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TrendForce: Global smartphone sales growth will slow down in 2018

February 14, 2018

Via: GSM Arena

TrendForce published its predictions on the global smartphone market in 2018. According to the analysts, the growth of sales will slow down to 2.8% – manufacturers will sell 1.498 billion devices, compared to 1.458 billion in 2017. The reason behind […]