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Forecast: Mobile Phones, Worldwide, 2016-2022, 4Q18 Update

Published: 26 December 2018

ID: G00382291

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


Gartner expects global mobile phone sales to decline year over year in 2018 and exhibit flat growth in 2019 (−1.2% and 0.8%, respectively), driven mainly by slowing replacement cycles for basic phone sales.

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