Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Record year for smartphones, but demand is slowing

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Thursday 28 January 16

Samsung consolidates its leadership position ahead of Apple, fourth-placed Lenovo-Motorola sees share fall.

Smartphone shipments worldwide hit a record 1.44 billion units last year, according to new figures published on Thursday, but the major vendors will not be celebrating: figures from late 2015 show that demand is slowing as the market matures. Handset makers shipped 158.2 million more smartphones in 2015 than they did the previous year…

Smartphone shipments worldwide hit a record 1.44 billion units last year, according to new figures published on Thursday, but the major vendors will not be celebrating: figures from late 2015 show that demand is slowing as the market matures. Handset makers shipped 158.2 million more smartphones in 2015 than they did the previous year…

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