Global smartphone sales tumbled 14 percent in February as the coronavirus spread in China and overseas, Counterpoint Research said on March 26, a likely harbinger of more declines as outbreaks worsen in many parts of the world.The outbreak prompted Apple Inc and other smartphone makers to shut their China stores in February and government data suggests Apple sold less than 500,000 smartphones in the mainland Chinese market during the month.China, which saw sales drop 38 percent in February from a year earlier, is now showing signs of recovery with many stores re-opening in mid-March.Close There are also signs of recovery in South Korea, but for other parts of the world, “the worst is yet to come,” said Jean Park, a senior analyst at Counterpoint.Time to show-off your poker skills and win Rs.25 lakhs with no investment. Register Now!
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