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As smartphone sales decline again, Apple may have a few lessons to learn from Samsung and Huawei

November 26, 2019

Via: ZDnet

It will come as a shock to no one: global smartphone sales have continued to decline in the third quarter of 2019.

Still, it’s not doom and gloom for everyone. While Apple and Samsung ponder how to stimulate an ever-slower market, Huawei recorded double digit growth rates, selling 26% more smartphones in Q3 2019 than it did at the same time last year, according to tech analyst Gartner.

The overall decline in sales is to a certain extent the natural consequence of smartphones becoming a mature technology that is more resilient – meaning, ultimately, that users hold on to their devices for longer.

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