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Smartphone shipments in China down 18.2per cent year-on-year – govt data

SHANGHAI : Shipments of smartphones inside China fell 18.2per cent year-on-year to 32.4 million handsets in January, the China Academy of Information and Communications (CAICT) reported late on Thursday.

Shipments have been down from about 39.6 million in January 2021 and barely beneath 32.7 million in December 2021, in accordance with the CAICT, a state-backed suppose-tank.

Handset manufacturers are at the moment experiencing manufacturing points as a result of a worldwide laptop chip scarcity.

A mixture of things together with demand miscalculation, surprising manufacturing unit shutdowns and U.S.-China tensions have prompted various vehicle corporations to report chip sourcing points.

That scarcity has since unfold to many sorts of chips and all types of {hardware}, together with smartphones.

Delayed upgrades from customers have additionally brought on gross sales to gradual.

(Reporting by Josh Horwitz; Editing by Sam Holmes)



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