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China ships 17.7 million 5G phones in May, up 6% y-o-y

June 28, 2022

Shipments of 5G mobile phones in China increased by 6% year-on-year to nearly 17.74 million units in May, Chinese state news agency Xinhua reported, citing data from the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT).

The volume of shipped 5G devices represented 85.3% of China’s total mobile phone shipments during the month, according to the CAICT, a research institute under the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.

In the first five months of 2022, China’s mobile phone shipments declined 27.1% year-on-year to 108 million units, of which 79.7% were 5G mobile phones.

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