5,4 million 5G smartphones sold in China only in December.
The Chinese Academy of Information and Communication Technology has released the “Analytical Report on the Domestic Mobile Phone Market in December 2019”.
It turned out that in the last month of 2019, 35 models were launched in China. At the same time, only in December 5.4 million 5G smartphones were sold in China. For the whole of 2019, the total supply of smartphones in China amounted to 389 million units. As for 5G models, sales totaled more than 13.7 million units.
5G smartphones are currently available in China: ZTE Axon 10 Pro 5G, Huawei Mate 20X 5G, Huawei Mate 30 series, Huawei Mate X, Honor V30, China Mobile Pioneer X1, VIVO iQOO Pro 5G, VIVO NEX 3 5G, Samsung Note 10+ 5G, Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G, Huawei Nova 6, OPPO Reno3 Pro and others.
Various analytical agencies believe that in 2020, Huawei will lead the global 5G market. According to IDC, Chinese smartphone shipments will return to growth in 2020. This year in China, more than 20% of 5G-enabled smartphones will cost no more than $ 290. By 2021, 20% of smartphones will have 5G connectivity.
In total this year, about 150 million 5G smartphones will be sold in China, and the starting price will drop to $ 145 already in the fourth quarter of 2020