Data shows that iPhone shipments will increase significantly in 2021
In the past year or so, the global spread of the coronavirus epidemic has had a great impact on people’s lives and social production, even a bit bad. However, the opposite is true for Apple’s iPhone series, which has achieved brilliant sales during this period of time. In the 2021 fiscal year, the iPhone series mobile phones are likely to break the 231 million sales record created in the 2015 fiscal year.
According to Wccftech reports, IDC’s latest data shows that global mobile phone shipments in 2021 are expected to increase by 7.4% to 1.37 billion units, and smartphone shipments will continue to grow until 2023. Among them, Android phones are expected to grow by 6.2%, and iPhone models are expected to grow by 13.8%. Since the epidemic has severely affected global mobile phone shipments in 2020, shipments in 2021 have not increased much compared to before the epidemic (2019).
Although the global epidemic has not been effectively controlled, the supply chain is still facing many problems and the situation is not good, but it has shown positive signs in recent times. The demand for 5G mobile phones in the Chinese and American markets, as well as the strong growth of the markets in India, Japan, the Middle East, and Africa, have promoted the recovery of the entire smartphone industry.
IDC expects 5G mobile phones to become the main growth driver of the smartphone industry in 2021. Its average selling price (ASP) of $634 is much higher than the $206 of 4G mobile phones, which makes 5G mobile phone shipments increased by 123.4% over last year to 570 million units. The Chinese market will continue to lead with a market share of 47.1%, followed by the United States (16%), India (6.1%), and Japan (4.1%). By the end of 2022, 5G mobile phones are expected to account for 54.1% of smartphone shipments, accounting for more than half of the total.