Shipments of 5G mobile phones surpassed those of 4G models for the first time
According to the research company Counterpoint, in the second quarter of this year, a situation was recorded
when mobile phone shipments,supporting 5G connectivity have surpassed shipments of 4G models. 5G models accounted for 49.9% of the total mobile phone sales, 4G models accounted for 49.7% of the total, and 3G models accounted for another 0.4%. According to the China Academy of Information and Communication Technology, 5G mobile phone shipments in the Chinese market will reach 266 million units this year, accounting for 75.9% of the total shipments to the Chinese market, up 63.5% from last year. It is noted that the Chinese market for 5G smartphones is growing much faster than the world market, where the average shipment volume for the year will be 40.7%.