People stand in line near an Apple Store at an outdoor shopping centre in Beijing, China. Photo: AP

Major shake-up seen as Chinese smartphone market contracts for the first time ever

The world’s largest smartphone market has shrunk for the first time last year, with shipments down 4 per cent to 459 million units in 2017, according to research firm Canalys.

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People stand in line near an Apple Store at an outdoor shopping centre in Beijing, China. Photo: AP
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