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Topic: smartphones

Smartphone shipments plunged in February with slow road to recovery ahead

03/20/2020, 03:03 pm

Global smartphone shipments plunged 38% year-over-year in February and a broader COVID-19 sales slump is likely to continue, according to new analytics data.


Why Samsung's smartphones are winning in shipments but losing in business

10/03/2018, 12:10 pm

This summer, Samsung Electronics reported a 22 percent drop in mobile revenues and a 34 percent collapse in year-on-year profits in its IM division, which includes smartphones, tablets, PCs, watches, and other products comparable to Apple's business. Over the same three months, Apple reported a greater than 17 percent increase in both its revenues and profits. Why is the world's largest phone maker by unit volume performing so poorly?