Global device shipments are expected to go up in 2020 owing to the rollout of 5G, says Gartner.

As per the research firm, worldwide shipments of devices, including PCs, tablets, and mobile phones will touch 2.16 billion units in 2020, an increase of 0.9 per cent from 2019 when the shipments totalled 2.15 billion units.

It is estimated that the 5G mobile phones’ market share will grow from 12 per cent in 2020 to 43 per cent in 2022. By 2023, 5G handsets are expected to account for over 50 per cent of all mobile phones shipped.