Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Sale of mobile phones in Brazil falls 2% in 3Q, says IDC

SAO PAULO (Reuters)-sales of cell phones in Brazil fell 2% in the third quarter compared to the same period last year, affected in part by the end of the withdrawals of dormant accounts of FGTS and postponement of consumer purchases, reported on Monday the company of p Search IDC market.
Cellular sales totaled 12.4 million of aircraft between July and September compared to 12.8 million in the second quarter, according to IDC.
"The end of the release of the FGTS and the postponement of shopping for Black Friday and Christmas were the main reasons that led to this small drop," he said in the press release research analyst of IDC's cellular market to Latin America Leonardo Munin.
The Analyst commented that the consumer comes looking for mobile phones with best features, like higher memory capacity. The movement explains the increase in the average ticket sales of devices for real high of 1,118 12,4% ante real 994 in the same period to 2016.
IDC expects to be sold 13.7 million phones in the fourth quarter, up 10,4% over the three months immediately prior. The company also provides 6% growth in sales of cell phones in Brazil this year to 52.1 million handsets.
Reuters – 05/12/2017
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