GfK Smartphone Sales and Predictions

gfkGfK has research into Q1 smartphone shipments split by region. Smartphone sales are up 8% year on year driven by the continued growth of larger screen devices.

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A new insight is that 4G is rapidly gaining share and surpassed 50% of the global handset market for the first time. GfK expect smartphone sales growth to be 10% over the next year.