An attendee uses his smartphone near an advertisement for the Mate 30 phone from Chinese technology firm Huawei at the PT Expo in Beijing, Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019. Photo: AP

More affordable 5G handsets will keep China’s smartphone market on level ground after three years of decline, IDC report says

  • China’s smartphone market forecast to grow 0.7 per cent year on year in 2020 after three straight years of decline
  • More than 20 per cent of 5G phones will cost less than 2,000 yuan (US$286) next year, says IDC
Topic |   Smartphones
An attendee uses his smartphone near an advertisement for the Mate 30 phone from Chinese technology firm Huawei at the PT Expo in Beijing, Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019. Photo: AP
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