According to market research firm Canalys, 2018 smartphone shipments in China fell to their lowest level since 2013, 396 million units. Consumers keeping their smartphones longer is one factor, amplified considerably by the economic slowdown in China and consumers’ weakened purchasing power.
The road to self-driving cars is long and winding. According to the latest data from Canalys, despite industry hype, only 3 percent of new passenger cars sold in the U.S. in Q3 2018 had semi-autonomous driving features.
According to market research firm Canalys, India’s smartphone shipments grew 23 percent year-on-year in Q3 2017, reaching just over 40 million units. India is now the second largest smartphone market, after China.