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Before India’s 5G launch, the demand for smartphones in the international market decreased, Samsung registered a decline of 19 percent

Photo:FILE Decreased demand for 5G Smartphone in the international market

Highlights

  • India will soon restore 5G service in the country.
  • Southeast Asia is witnessing a slowdown in demand for 5G devices.
  • Indonesia became the biggest market

5G Smartphone: India 5G is planning to start the era while in Southeast Asia 5G There is a decrease in the demand for the equipment. India will soon restore 5G service in the country. in india market 5G Smartphone Sales are also increasing. When some countries are facing low demand due to inflation.

disclosed in the report

This information has been given in a new report on Monday. According to the Canalys report, the deployment of 5G in developing Southeast Asian markets has been very low, reducing the hype for 5G and the demand for more practical aspects of smartphones such as battery life, storage, processor speed and camera quality. has been transferred.

“Demand for 5G devices has stalled. 5G devices accounted for an 18 percent drop in total smartphone shipments in the second quarter,” said research analyst Chive Le Juan. Rising inflation has resulted in consumers looking for longer lasting devices on less practical features like 5G.

Big challenge to capture the market

The practical use of 5G has yet to be seen and is particularly unnecessary for low-mid devices, when 4G speeds are sufficient for day-to-day use. “Maintaining the affordability of the device while increasing profitability is the biggest challenge for vendors,” Juan said.

In the second quarter, South East Asian smartphone shipments reached 24.5 million units, down 7 percent from the previous quarter. Samsung reported a 19 per cent decline from the first quarter due to lower than expected demand for its A series. Although it is still included in the list of the most sought-after smartphone company.

Indonesia became the biggest market

Indonesia remained the largest market with a 37 percent share and 9.1 million shipments, followed by the Philippines with 44 million shipments. Thailand’s smartphone market declined 14 percent sequentially to 4 million units and the Vietnam smartphone market declined 32 percent quarter-on-quarter to 3.1 million shipments, as a result of weak consumer demand from global uncertainties and rising commodity prices. Malaysia’s smartphone market grew 6 percent to 2.4 million shipments.

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Shivam Bangwal is an Indian based entrepreneur who is a tech, travel and coding enthusiast with a post graduation degree on Master's of Computer Applications. He is a founder of Youthistaan, People News Chronicle, Hitchhike TV, Branding Panther and many more.
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