China’s mobile phone shipments reach 21.76M for March

BEIJING (Xinhua) – China’s mobile phone shipments stood at 21.76 million units in March, down 23.3 per cent year on year, according to data from the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT).

Thirty-nine new models were released last month, down 25 per cent from a year earlier, said CAICT, a research institute under the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.

4G phones took the lion’s share of the total shipments with about 14.84 million units produced, while 5G phones shipments came in at 6.22 million units, CAICT data showed.