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Smartphone shipments to reach lowest volume in a decade
Global smartphone shipments are predicted to drop 4.7% in 2023 to 1.15 billion units, the lowest volume in a decade, says IDC.
Worldwide smartphone shipments continue to decline
Worldwide smartphone shipments declined 7.8% year over year to 265.3 million units in the second quarter of 2023.
Foldable phones market to reach US$42 billion in 2027: IDC
According to IDC, worldwide shipments for foldable phones will reach 48.1 million units with a market value of US$42 billion in 2027.
Smartphone market slower to recover than expected - IDC
Real market recovery is not expected to occur until 2024, when IDC expects 5.9% year-over-year growth followed by low single-digit growth.
Smartphone shipments suffer a largest-ever decline, says IDC
Worldwide smartphone shipments fell 18.3% y-o-y to 300.3 million units in the 4th quarter of 2022, according to IDC Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker.
IDC: Worldwide smartphone shipments down by 9.7% in Q3 2022
The drop marks the largest-ever third-quarter decline and the fifth consecutive quarter of decline for the smartphone market amidst economic uncertainties.
Foldable phone shipments to reach 41.5 million in 2026
Foldable phone shipments are predicted to reach 13.5 million units in 2022, with a compound annual growth rate of 38.7% by 2026, says IDC.
Major shift in smartphone market - Huawei drops out, Samsung regains top spot
Huawei drops out of top 5 smartphone vendors for the first time as Chinese brands like Xiaomi and OPPO surge, says IDC.
Smartphone shipments down but may make a comeback in 2022
Global smartphone shipments expected to drop in 2020, but strong push for 5G will bring market back to growth in 2021, according to IDC.