EMEA smartphone market stable in 1Q19 but Middle East slump pulls down value, says IDC
Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES, Taipei
The EMEA smartphone market reached 83.7 million units in the first quarter of 2019, a 3.3% drop on the same quarter last year, confirming recent trends of a slowing market, according to IDC. Total value was down more steeply, at US$26,78 million at...
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