Smartphone sales in China in 2018 decreased by almost 15% and now are at the level of 400 million devices per year. This figure has fallen for the second year in a row, but the first time so much. In units sales lower than in 2013, according to data from research firm Canalys.
The most interesting in the published statistics the fact that dramatically decreased the share of small producers. Their sales fell by 60%. According to analysts, the Chinese smartphone market, as usual very colorful, likely to become an oligopoly, more obscure companies go bankrupt, and they absorb more than the big players,reports the News.Meanwhile, Samsung seems to have decided to put more resources into creating a new multi-camera handsets. According to two publications Calcalist and “Globes” the company bought an Israeli developer of mobile photos Corephotonics. The amount of the transaction amounted to 150 million dollars.