Many categories of services and technological devices have been favored by the coronavirus pandemic. And, specifically, by the obligation to stay at home and the need to transform businesses digitally.

smartphones , however, are not included among the beneficiaries.

Global smartphone sales fell 10.5% in 2020 , affected by the impact of the health crisis. So communicates Gartner that, in any case, it expects the market to recover this year.

Sales of these terminals should improve by 11.4% in 2021 to reach 1,500 million units . Analysts believe that the level of sales this year will be similar to that of 2019.

The availability of 5G technology, including more affordable mobiles, will fuel demand.

If all goes according to plan, 539 million 5G smartphones will be distributed this year, representing 35% of total smartphone sales.