China’s smartphone market, the world’s largest, is valued at US$133.6 billion by some industry estimates. Photo: Bloomberg

Apple hardest hit as China’s smartphone shipments fall 14 per cent to 396 million in 2018

  • Apple recorded a 13 per cent year-on-year drop in smartphone units shipped to China last year, according to Canalys
  • Economic slowdown and sluggish consumer spending resulted in slower sales last year
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China’s smartphone market, the world’s largest, is valued at US$133.6 billion by some industry estimates. Photo: Bloomberg
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Sidney Leng

Sidney Leng

Sidney Leng joined the Post in 2015 after spending a year and a half working for US media, including National Public Radio and Foreign Policy Magazine. He has been covering China's macroeconomic policies and financial regulations since 2016.