The effect of the coronavirus pandemic will see smartphone sales fall to their lowest levels in a decade, according to a new study.

Research group CCS Insight believes 1.26 billion phones will be sold this year, down from 1.41 billion in 2019 and the worst performance since 2010. That’s a 13% fall in sales throughout the year, while the current quarter of the year will see sales fall by 29%.

Those worst sales in a decade predictions are particularly alarming considering in 2010/11, smartphone sales weren’t the be-all-end-all, with many folks still relying on their feature phones at that point in time.

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The researchers reckon the slowdown in supply chains will make it more difficult for manufacturers to get the phones out there, while consumers and…

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