Global Smartphone Sales to Grow Over 11 Percent in 2021: Gartner

Gartner, the market research firm, predicts 11.4 percent year-on-year growth in the global smartphone market, with 1.5 billion phones sold in 2021. Smartphone sales took a major hit and witnessed a 10.5 percent decline in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, 2021 is predicted to see a return to former levels, as the markets … Read more

Xiaomi Trumps Apple in Q3 2020 Global Sales, Samsung Leads: Gartner

Global smartphone sales seemed to have improved in the third quarter of 2020 after seeing a slump in the early months of the year, according to the latest findings from research firm Gartner. Samsung saw the most sales to end users, with 80.8 million units in this period. It enjoyed a healthy 22 percent market … Read more

Xiaomi Trumps Apple in Q3 2020 Global Sales, Samsung Leads: Gartner

Global smartphone sales seemed to have improved in the third quarter of 2020 after seeing a slump in the early months of the year, according to the latest findings from research firm Gartner. Samsung saw the most sales to end users, with 80.8 million units in this period. It enjoyed a healthy 22 percent market … Read more

Xiaomi Trumps Apple in Q3 2020 Global Sales, Samsung Leads: Gartner

Global smartphone sales seemed to have improved in the third quarter of 2020 after seeing a slump in the early months of the year, according to the latest findings from research firm Gartner. Samsung saw the most sales to end users, with 80.8 million units in this period. It enjoyed a healthy 22 percent market … Read more

Global Smartphone Sales Plunge 20 Percent in Pandemic-Hit Quarter: Gartner

Global smartphone sales saw their worst-ever slump in the first quarter as the coronavirus pandemic hit consumer spending, a market tracker said Monday. The Gartner survey found a 20.5 percent drop in the first three months of the year. The plunge came amid heightened economic uncertainty and government-ordered lockdowns in many parts of the world … Read more

Global Mobile Phone Shipments to Fall 14.6 Percent in 2020: Gartner

Global shipments of all mobile phones are forecast to decline 14.6 percent in 2020, while the smartphone shipments will witness a relatively lower fall of 13.7 percent this year, research and advisory firm Gartner claimed on Tuesday. The research firm also says that global shipments of devices, including PCs, tablets, and mobile phones, are on … Read more

Global Smartphone Sales Fell Marginally in Q4 and Full Year 2019: Gartner

Global sales of smartphones to end users contracted in the fourth quarter of 2019, declining by 0.4 percent year-over-year, and for the full year 2019, smartphones sales declined by one percent, Gartner said on Tuesday. Apple and Xiaomi were the only vendors in the top five to achieve growth in the fourth quarter of 2019. … Read more