Gartner Research

Forecast: Mobile Phones, Worldwide, 2016-2022, 2Q18 Update

Published: 04 July 2018

ID: G00367950

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


Gartner expects global mobile phone sales to bounce back to slight growth in 2018 (1.4%) 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.

Table Of Contents


Gartner Recommended Reading

©2020 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates. This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission. It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact. While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such. Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy. Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity. Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party. For further information, see Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.

Already have a Gartner Account?

Purchase this Document

To purchase this document, you will need to register or sign in above

Become a client

Learn how to access this content as a Gartner client.