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Gartner predicted that the value of mobile phone sales in the Middle East will grow from just over $30 billion (€27.5 billion) in 2016 to almost $37 billion in 2019, as part of broader growth in IT equipment spending in the region.
Growth in global smartphone sales to end users slowed to its slowest rate in seven years in the final quarter of 2015, a period that also saw Apple record its first year-on-year decline in sales, Gartner announced.
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Gartner predicted that worldwide spending on devices including PCs, 'ultra mobiles', tablets and mobile phones will decline for the first time in 2016, although overall shipments are expected to increase slightly by 1.9 per cent to reach 2.4 billion units.
Worldwide semiconductor revenue totalled $333.7 billion (€307 billion) in 2015, a 1.9 per cent decrease from 2014 revenue of $340.3 billion,
Gartner estimates that the installed base of devices will total 7.8 billion units in 2016 and is on pace to reach 8.3 billion units in 2018.
Huawei recorded higher growth in mobile phone and smartphone sales than Samsung in the third quarter of 2015, with the Chinese vendor's position boosted by strong domestic and European sales, Gartner revealed.
A recent survey by Gartner found that 17 per cent of consumers in mature markets intend to buy a tablet in the next 12 months.
Gartner issued a somewhat gloomier forecast for the mobile devices market in 2015, revising downwards its previous prediction of 1.5 per cent growth this year to a 1 per cent decline from 2014 to 2.4 billion units.