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It is estimated that approximately 1,535 million smartphones will be sold worldwide this year.
In 2021, global revenue from the sale of these products exceeded $509 billion.
The country with the largest number of smartphone users worldwide is China.
The global smartphone market remains one of the most important, especially for individuals. At that, a new investigation revealed that selling a high-end Android phone is very difficult in the market, as consumers prefer Apple.
The use of smartphones has grown in recent years, in such a way that currently, according to Gartner figures, it is estimated that approximately 1,535 million smartphones are sold worldwide this year, of According to this platform, the worldwide income derived from the sale of these products would exceed 509 billion US dollars. Given the relevance that this entails, today at Gráfica the day we present you the countries that use these mobile phones to a greater extent, as well as the sales they have obtained worldwide.
Other surprising data is that more than eight out of 10 people have mobile coverage in the world, almost half of the world’s population, some 3.6 billion people, use the Internet and have a computer with a connection at home, and the average life of a cell phone in the United States, China and Europe does not exceed a year and a half or two years.
Few people pay for a high-end Android
According to data from Counterpoint Apple leads in sales of high-end phones. The source points out that the market share in the premium segment rises to 75 percent compared to 71 percent last year.
The source points out that of every 10 high-end mobiles sold in the world, 7.5 are an iPhone, where Samsung is the second leading player, with a 16 percent share.
While brands such as Huawei and Xiaomi suffered a considerable drop compared to the past year 2022. The study indicated that in the case of Huawei we are talking about a 44 percent drop, going from a five percent share to three percent in 2022.
Likewise, according to Counterpoint, Honor’s growth is due to its Magic series in China, since it has increased by 110 percent for Honor and 118 percent in the case of Google, although they continue to be around one percent of the global share.
The research shows a scenario where the premium market will continue to grow, because consumers with high purchasing power were not affected by the pandemic, which is why the mobile market for more than a thousand dollars increased, growing 38 percent year-on-year.
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