Recently, IDC's latest second-hand smartphone market shipment report was released. In 2019 alone, the global second-hand smartphone shipments exceeded 206 million. Huge data indicates that this also includes officially refurbished used smartphones.
According to statistics, the number has increased by 17.6% over 2018. In 2018, global smartphone shipments were only 175.8 million. At the same time, IDC also predicts that this data will continue to grow in the near future, and is expected to exceed the 300 million mark in 2023, at which time the annual growth rate will reach 13.6%.
Although the popularity of the smartphone market has declined in the past, the second-hand smartphone market has maintained rapid growth and room for growth. It is worth mentioning that a research manager at IDC stated that "the second-hand smartphone market has not slowed down in various countries and regions around the world", while the shipment of new smartphones is expected to be due to the 5G era The arrival of China began to pick up and there was a certain degree of growth.