Report: Global smartphone sales dropped 20% in Q1 because of COVID-19

01 June 2020
Samsung and Huawei sold the most devices in this quarter, but not after seeing over 20% declines Year over year.

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drops because of punch holes :D

  • Bruh

What do they expect anyways ?
They bring all the overpriced last gen trash to the West
then introduce new gen in China which is cheaper + better specs
& expect me to buy that shiz hahaha
maybe 30% will, but the rest gets either I Trashphone with Moms credit card or is informed enough not to buy shit...

  • ScampMichael

Covid not the problem. Everyone's holding out for the pixel 4a.

  • Krak

Anonymous, 02 Jun 2020No one should buy a new phone this year.. Let's stopSome people actually need a new device.

  • Anonymous

Samsung as usual no.1
Huawei doing well despite its unavailability in several countries.
iGarbage as usual has meagre 13% marketshare compared to Android.

  • Anonymous

No one should buy a new phone this year.. Let's stop

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 02 Jun 2020You are making absolutely zero sense. Sale-to-end-user num... moreCounterpoint actually have exactly same number for Apple than what Gartner got, it just depends how the data is collected, that's why the numbers can be more or less with different research data.

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 02 Jun 2020You are making absolutely zero sense. Sale-to-end-user num... moreMostly sales are smaller then shipments, but Apple's are the same more or less as the counterpoint research said. You make 0 sense now where is +20%?
https://www.counterpointresearch.com/global-smartphone-shipments-plummet-300mn/

  • Anonymous

When
Samsung/Apple smartphone sales dropped
People : because It suck

Global smartphone sales dropped
People : because of COVID-19

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 02 Jun 2020This are shipments to end users aka sales. The other ones a... moreYou are making absolutely zero sense. Sale-to-end-user number should always be smaller than the shipment number. But their data of Apple sale is overstated by ~20% in relative terms, how is that more accurate? Per your logic, Gartner has actually exaggerated Apple's sale number by a lot more than 20%, maybe 30%, in relative terms?

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 02 Jun 2020Gartner's data is not consistent with that from four other ... moreThis are shipments to end users aka sales. The other ones are just shipments which do not mean all of that got in the hands of the consumers. So Gartner statistic is more accurate.

  • Anonymous

MATE 30 PRO, 02 Jun 2020Can you imagine what Huawei sales would be like if it did n... moreHe will sit another 4 years. Biden is even worse than Hilary.

Can you imagine what Huawei sales would be like if it did not have the arbitrary and unfair ban by a US president, who has completely lost his papers in his own country and in the rest of the world? At least there are 5 months left to get him out.

  • Anonymous

Gartner's data is not consistent with that from four other market research firms: Counterpoint, Canalys, IDC and Strategy Analytics. Apple's sale number is seriously overstated.