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Apple bucks the trend as global smartphone shipments fall 6%, Samsung drops 13.4%

November 2, 2018

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple yesterday announced that it sold 46.89M iPhones in the previous quarter. The company’s staggered iPhone releases both this year and last make comparisons tricky, but the bottom line was slight growth of 0.5%. IDC data now puts that number into perspective.

The firm says that global smartphone shipments fell by a full 6% in Q3 (Apple’s fiscal Q4) …

IDC data comes from its quarterly phone tracker.

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