IDC analysts are hoping that last year’s decline in sales of the iPhone to 7% this year will not be repeated
Experts of the analytical company IDC has prepared the forecast of development of the smartphone market this year. According to them, in monetary terms, the market will reach 1,4775 billion, an increase compared to the previous year by 1.7%.
The largest growth is expected in the segment of devices running Google Android. It will amount to 2.3%, bringing the share of this OS will increase to 85.2%.
Apple’s iOS share was 14.6%, a decrease compared to the previous year, as sales of Apple’s smartphone will increase by only 1.5%. However, this is a good indicator, considering that last year sales of Apple smartphones fell by 7%.
By the way, according to analysts IDC, the effect of release smartphones next-generation iPhone, expected this fall, this year will be negligible. The bulk of sales of new models of iPhone 7s iPhone 7s+ and iPhone 8 will have for the next year.