The Chinese market dominated the largest share of the global smartphone market’s sales. According to an international report from Statista, smartphone sales reached $478.7bn in 2017, compared to $439.9bn in 2016.
China acquired $152.3bn in market sales in 2017, up from $133.1bn in 2016.
The North American region came in second place with a value of sales last year of $84bn, compared to $82.9bn in 2016.
According to statistics, Western Europe came third in terms of sales value. Sales in the West European market reached $56bn in 2017, compared to $53.5bn in 2016.
The Pacific region was fourth in terms of sales, with the region accounting for $44.2bn of smartphone sales in 2017, compared with $46.1bn in 2016.
The value of emerging market sales in the Pacific region reached $42.7bn last year, compared with $34.5bn the year prior.
The Middle East and Africa region ranked sixth in terms of smartphone sales, with sales in the region reaching $41.5bn in 2017, compared to $42.1bn in 2016.
Latin America accounted for $36.8bn of the smartphone market in 2017, compared with $30.9bn in 2016, while smartphone sales in 2017 in Eastern and Central Europe were $21.2bn, compared with $16.8bn in 2016.