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Forecast: Mobile Phones, Worldwide, 2015-2021, 1Q17 Update

Published: 29 March 2017

ID: G00320042

Analyst(s): Annette Zimmermann , Lillian Tay, Tuong Nguyen , CK Lu , Annette Jump , Ranjit Atwal , Tracy Tsai , Bruno Lakehal , Kanae Maita, Anshul Gupta , Roberta Cozza


Gartner expects global mobile phone sales to be sluggish during the next five years, yet with a better revenue outlook due to changing user behavior toward spending more to acquire better phones.

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