5 Million 5G Smartphones Have Sold In China In December 2019
Recently, the China Information and Communication Technology Academy released the ‘Analysis Report on the Operation of the Domestic Mobile Phone Market in December 2019’. It turns out there have been 35 models launched in the last month of 2019. Among them, the shipment of 5G smartphones was 5.414 million, and 11 new 5G smartphones were listed. For the full year of 2019, the total domestic smartphone market shipment was 389 million units. As for 5G phone shipments, they sold over 13.769 million units.
Many forecast agencies have estimated that in 2020 Huawei will lead the global 5G market, followed by Apple, and Samsung.
The currently available 5G smartphones in China are: ZTE Axon 10 Pro 5G, Huawei Mate 20X 5G, Huawei Mate 30 series, Huawei Mate X (folding), Honor V30 series, 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, etc.
Previously, IDC reported that that Chinese smartphone shipments will return to positive growth in 2020, with a year-on-year increase of 0.7%. In 2020, there will be more than 20% of 5G smartphones priced under 2,000 yuan ($290). By 2021, 20% of commercial smartphones will be connected via 5G.
According to the ‘China Mobile 2020 Terminal Product Plan’, the scale of the 5G smartphone market is expected to exceed 150 million units in 2020. The terminal price will drop to 1,000-1500 yuan ($145 – $218) in the fourth quarter of 2020.