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Forecast: Mobile Phones, Worldwide, 2017-2023, 3Q19 Update

Published: 25 September 2019

ID: G00386871

Analyst(s): Tuong Nguyen , Tracy Tsai , Bruno Lakehal , Mikako Kitagawa , CK Lu , Annette Jump , Ranjit Atwal , Annette Zimmermann , Roberta Cozza


Gartner expects global mobile phone sales to decline year over year in 2019 by 3.9%. A slight rebound is the forecast for 2020 as availability of 5G networks and smartphones will proliferate.

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