• Smartphone production could hit six-year low this quarter, no end in sight for industry free fall

    6 monthes ago - By Phone Arena

    The global smartphone industry badly needs 5G connectivity and foldable form factors to rapidly catch on and spread like wildfire. Otherwise, dwindling sales may not be able to bounce back anytime soon.
    It's not just Apple or Samsung, but the market in its entirety. “Breakout innovation is becoming harder to come by”, according to a new Business Insider report citing gloomy Credit Suisse estimates.
    The Swiss financial services company's analysts expect worldwide smartphone production to take a huge hit in the first three months of 2019, dropping from 357 million ...
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  • Credit Suisse predicts smartphone production will plunge 19% this quarter

    Credit Suisse predicts smartphone production will plunge 19% this quarter

    6 monthes ago - By 9to5Mac

    A couple of weeks after Apple announced that its holiday quarter earnings would be dramatically lower than expected , Credit Suisse believes this quarter may not bring much cheer either. The bank expects smartphone production to fall by a massive 19% this quarter...
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