Gartner: Sales of smart phones around the world recorded the slowest growth rate since the year 2013

Aug

26

2015

Latest data released by research studies global Gartner reports results showed that sales of smart phones around the world recorded the slowest growth rate since the year 2013, during the second quarter of 2015, bringing the total smartphones to end users sales reached worldwide 330 million device, any an increase of 13.5 percent compared with the same period of 2014.

Said Oenshol Gupta, research director at Gartner: “Although the demand for smart phones the least expensive, and which are powered by the 3G and fourth 4G wireless communications networks continue working to drive growth in emerging markets, but that the total sales of smart phones variation from one region to another during the second quarter of the year 2015 “.

Emerging markets have been recorded in all of Asia and the Pacific “with the exception of China”, and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, is the fastest growth rates between regions, thanks to the good performance of the companies in both Chinese and domestic markets. In contrast, sales of smart phones in China fell for the first time on an annual basis, registering a decline of 4 percent.

The study pointed out that China is the largest country in the sales of smart phones, they represent 30 percent of the total sales of smart phones in the second quarter of 2015. However, performance is modest negative impact on the performance of the mobile phone market in the second quarter. The Chinese market reached saturation, where the mobile phone market which is mainly based on the replacement operations, and a lower percentage of first-time buyers. Regardless of the mobile phone market performance and technical cheap, smart phones will be excellent, high-priced and technology, a key element to attract upgrade and update operations, and to maintain its market share in China, or strengthened.

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