Q2: Lockdown Takes Tolls On S/Africa, Nigeria As Africa’s Phone Market Dips 6%

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Transsion brands claims 45.2% market share Samsumg shares 19%; Huawei 8.8% Smartphones: IDC predicts 4.2% growth in Q3; 4.4% in 2021 ___________________ Africa’s overall mobile phone market saw shipments decline 6 per cent quarter on quarter (QoQ) in Q2 2020, according to the latest figures announced by International Data Corporation (IDC). The IDC said in its newly released Global Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker shows that Africa’s smartphone market remained flat in Q2 2020, experiencing just 0.1 per cent growth QoQ, while the region’s feature phone shipments declined 10.6 per cent.…

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