China continues to be the key driver of the global smartphone market growth
BERLIN, October 25 (Xinhua) China’s smartphone market continued to grow in the third quarter, continuing to grow in the global smartphone market, according to a report issued by GfK Group, a market research firm headquartered in Nuremberg, Germany. Key drivers。
The report shows that in the third quarter worldwide sales of about 353 million smart phones, up 7.5% over last year; China’s smart phone sales on the market of about 113 million, an increase of 15%; North America Sales in the Western European market were 33.4 million units, up 1% year-on-year.
The report also said that the global smart phone sales in the third quarter to 104 billion US dollars, of which 317 billion US dollars from the Chinese market. The report predicts the global smart phone sales this year will reach 421.8 billion US dollars, an increase of 6%.
The third quarter data show that, in addition to the North American market, smart phone demand has steadily increased, the Chinese market is still the global sales growth, “the key driving force,” said the third quarter, .
Report is expected this year, the global smart phone market sales of 1.4 billion, China’s smart phone market sales will reach 445 million, an increase of 15%.