5G smartphone sales exceeded 4G for the first time in January 2022: Report

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5G smartphones finally became a topic of town, and that topic seems to have finally paid off. According to a recent report by Counterpoint Research, sales of 5G smartphones exceeded sales of 4G smartphones for the first time in the world in January 2022.it has been It became clear that the sales of 5G smartphones in the world account for 50%, This exceeds the sales of 4G phones. Details are here.

The iPhone 12 was a famous name for this!

The report reveals that North America and Western Europe recorded sales of 5G smartphones at 73% and 76%, respectively.One prominent name of Growth in the 5G phone sector is iPhone 12, This was the first iPhone to support 5G. These regions are expected to further contribute to the increase in 5G phone sales in the future.

China saw World’s highest 5G penetration rate with 84% share in January 2022.. The reason for this shift is stated as follows.It combines the promotion of 5G from Chinese carriers with OEM readiness to supply consumers with competitively priced 5G smartphones.“”

Sales of 5g smartphones exceeded sales of 4g phones in January 2022

For this success Introducing affordable 5G smartphone With budget MediaTek and Qualcomm chipsets. These phones contributed one-fifth of January’s 5G sales.

The report says:Asia Pacific, the Middle East, and Latin America are the next priority areas for OEMs to increase 5G penetration. 5G models in the $ 150 range are sweet spots in these regions where 4G is currently the mainstream.“”

Phones like Samsung, Xiaomi, Realme, and even Poco are enjoying this success as well. 5G phones sell like pancakes, but it’s still surprising given that 5G hasn’t arrived in India yet. Waiting for that to happen in India by the end of this year or 2023, 5G phone sales are expected to surge further.

What do you think of the results of the Counterpoint survey? Also, do you tend to buy 5G smartphones? Share your thoughts in the comments below!

Featured image: IPhone 12 representation