Smartphone sales go ex-growth as consumers cut back

Consumers around the world are tightening their purses and cutting back on non-essentials as the impact of the 4 Horsemen of the Apocalypse – Covid, the war, food shortages and rising interest rates – increases.

Smartphone sales set to tumble as China’s lockdowns continue

The market downturn couldn’t have come at a worse time for Apple. It was already facing major supply chain chaos in Q2. And now it has to face a major decline in the smartphone market itself. Inevitably this will lead to a brutal battle for market share as companies struggle to survive.

The trend is your friend in the smartphone market

Two core trends are playing out in the smartphone market, now it has gone ex-growth. The weaker players are suffering major hits to their revenue and profits. And the most successful company, Apple, is busy accelerating its move into the more service-based markets of the future.