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Apple overtakes Samsung, China faces demographic decline
Apple overtakes Samsung in smartphone sales for the first time since 2010, China's population declines for a second year
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[7.0] China’s population falls for a 2nd straight year as births drop even after end of one-child policy — The Associated Press
China's population decreased by 2 million in 2023, marking the second consecutive year of decline. Births continued to fall for the seventh year, while deaths increased by 690,000 to 11.1 million, partly due to COVID-19 and an aging population. China's total population is now 1.4 billion, with India surpassing it as the most populous country. Despite incentives and relaxed family planning policies, China's birth rate remains low, with only 9 million babies born in 2023. The working-age population is shrinking, and the proportion of elderly citizens is rising, posing economic and social challenges.
[7.0] Apple passed Samsung as world’s top phone maker in 2023 — The Japan Times
In 2023, Apple's iPhone series overtook Samsung as the best-selling smartphone globally for the first time since 2010, with approximately 235 million units shipped, capturing 20% of the market. Samsung's shipments fell to 226.6 million. Apple's success is attributed to aggressive promotions and a shift towards premium devices, despite challenges in the Chinese market.
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