According to the forecast, smartphone shipments in 2016 will total 1.4 billion units
Analytical company Sigmaintell Consulting believes that the sales of smartphones in China market this year will increase by 15% and will reach nearly 500 million units.
However, next year the supply will start to decrease and will amount to about 480-490 million smartphones, say experts Sigmaintell Consulting.
The same company estimated that this year the global supply will grow by 6.3 percent to 1.4 billion smartphones, and next year they can increase to 1.48 billion units. The greatest growth will occur in Latin America and South-East Asia.
This year the share of panels, a-Si, LTPS and AMOLED will account for 48%, 30% and 22%, respectively, and next year they will be installed 37%, 35% and 28% of devices.