In the coronavirus pandemic, phone sales, unfortunately, saw the bottom. Priorities had changed due to the problems experienced in production as well as people being unemployed. However, the expectations are very positive this year. According to Gartner’s forecast, the smartphone world will experience growth in 2021. Gartner predicts an 11.4 percent increase in sales compared to 2020. This increase indicates that more than 1.5 billion smartphones have been shipped.
The market fell 10.5 percent in 2020 due to the epidemic. A total of 1.378 billion phones were sent from 1.540 billion phones in 2019. Gartner expects the markets of Asia Pacific, Western Europe and Latin America to see the strongest growth in 2021. In particular, China is expected to consume 40 million phones. more than last year.
5G phones will account for 35 percent of global smartphone sales. In addition, with the widespread use of 5G, there will be a big decrease in the prices of 5G supported phones. In addition, 5G phone sales are expected to double compared to 2020 thanks to about $ 200.
Despite the expected increase in smartphone sales, in 2021, sales in 2019 will probably not occur. Because both the pandemic continues and phone prices have skyrocketed in an incredible way.