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Global Smartphone Shipments to Contract 3% in 2022 on Economic Headwinds - FAQs on our smartphone forecast update

Jun 24, 2022 | Author : Liz Lee


Total smartphone units shipped globally in 2022 are expected to fall 3% YoY to 1.36 billion units, according to Counterpoint Research’s latest Global Smartphone Quarterly Shipment Forecast. The overall supply situation is expected to gradually improve in 2022 compared to the previous year, although shortages of several parts have not been resolved yet. On the macroeconomic front, expectations for recovery are now falling sharply and more concerns are spreading centered on China’s prolonged recession and the Ukraine crisis. Therefore, we expect this year’s smartphone market to contract. We’ve prepared some answers to the most frequent questions we are asked in the form of an FAQ section.    

Number of Pages: 4

Published Date: June 2022


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