Global Pandemic Pummels The Smartphone Market

Global Pandemic Pummels The Smartphone Market

We’ve been following the tech industry’s effects of the coronavirus pandemic for months now. With many major cities just now lifting their lockdown policies, mobile phone stores and tech retailers have been closed for months. Add to that the declining smartphone market and the fact that most consumers feel smartphones are too expensive… and you’ve got a bad recipe for mobile phone suppliers. As the Q1 financial results trickle in, most manufacturers are reporting heavy losses. What’s more… many analysts feel the worst is yet to come. 2020 is going to be a bad year for the mobile industry.

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