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Smartphone Shipments Edge Up in May

A tourist uses a cellphone to take pictures at the 2018 Shanghai Yu Garden Lantern Show. Photo: VCG
A tourist uses a cellphone to take pictures at the 2018 Shanghai Yu Garden Lantern Show. Photo: VCG

*Smartphone shipments grew by 2% year-on-year in May, the first monthly year-on-year increase since February 2017 

*The number of new models released was down 45% year-on-year to 53

(Beijing) — China saw its smartphone shipments rise slightly in May, after the world’s largest smartphone market contracted for the first time in 2017, ending eight years of expansion.

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