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Forecast: Mobile Phones, Worldwide, 2016-2022, 1Q18 Update

Published: 02 April 2018

ID: G00355871

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


Gartner expects global mobile phone sales to bounce back to slight growth in 2018 (1.6%) after two years of decline in 2016 and 2017. A driver for growth will be stronger replacement sales in emerging Asia/Pacific and Greater China.

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