Massive Apple 5G sales to push 2021 past 600 million 5G phones

Almost all estimates of 5G phone sales in 2021 are likely too low. Counterpoint reports the three bestselling phones in January were iPhone 12 models, all 5G. One analyst expects Apple to break records in 2021, selling 240-250 million phones, mostly 5G. ~80% of 5G was China until November 2020. Sales elsewhere took off with...

SA: 2021 Smartphone sales up 8% over 2019

An iPhone “super cycle” will drive revenues to US$400 billion according to Boris Metodiev and Linda Sui of Strategy Analytics. That’s up 13% over 2020, which was down 5% from 2019. I believe over 600 million of the projected 1.4 billion sales will be 5G. 5G sales exploded in China as prices for decent 5G...

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