• Gartner: iPhone shipments fell 8.2% in Q1 amid industry slowdown caused by COVID-19

    1 month ago - By 9to5Mac

    New data from Gartner today sheds light on the smartphone industry in the first quarter of 2020. According to the new report, global smartphone sales declined by 20.2% during the quarter, with Apple's iPhone shipments falling by an estimated 8.2%.
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  • Global iPhone Sales Dropped an Estimated 8% in Q1 2020, Overall Smartphone Sales Down 20%

    Global iPhone Sales Dropped an Estimated 8% in Q1 2020, Overall Smartphone Sales Down 20%

    1 month ago - By Mac Rumors

    Apple's iPhone sales dropped eight percent in the first quarter of 2020, according to new data shared today by Gartner.
    Apple sold an estimated 40.92 million smartphones during the quarter, a 3.7 million drop from the 44.57 million that it sold in the first quarter of 2019.
    Other smartphone manufacturers saw much steeper drops in sales. Samsung's sales, for example, were down 22.7 percent, and Huawei's sales were down 27.3 percent. Xiaomi was the only smartphone manufacturer that saw a slight increase in sales, with the overall smartphone market down 20.2 percent. "The coronavirus pandemic...
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  • IPhone shipments could have reached record levels in Q1 2020 were it not for COVID-19: Gartner

    IPhone shipments could have reached record levels in Q1 2020 were it not for COVID-19: Gartner

    1 month ago - By Phone Arena

    After seven consecutive quarters of decline, the smartphone market was finally showing. Things were with the onslaught of 5G-enabled smartphones. But then, COVID-19 happened. The pandemic and the resulting lockdowns have wreaked havoc on the economy. Many people have been laid off and others fear a similar fate. And in these testing times, smartphones do not seem to be a priority for most consumers.
    According to analytics company , the smartphone industry experienced its worst decline ever in the first three months of the year because of the pandemic. With the exception ...
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