China’s smartphone shipments beat expectations but decline continues amid trade tensions

//China’s smartphone shipments beat expectations but decline continues amid trade tensions

China’s smartphone shipments beat expectations but decline continues amid trade tensions

China, the world’s largest smartphone market, saw better-than-expected handset shipments in the second quarter, although sales continued to decline as the country’s economy feels the effects of a protracted trade war with the United States.Smartphone shipments fell 6 per cent to 97.9 million units in the quarter ended June 30, down from 104.2 million units a year earlier, according to a report on Wednesday by research firm IDC, which previously forecast a 9 per cent contraction during the…

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