, last year’s shipments of smartphones in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) was the weakest in six years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For the year, 345.2 million units were shipped in the region, a 4.2% year-over-year decline. Based on value, $110 billion worth of phones were delivered last year in EMEA. In Europe, the number of phones shipped in 2020 amounted to 195.2 million units for a 4.9% decline. The value of phones shipped in the continent last year was $82.4 million, down 3%.
In 2020, Xiaomi had the strongest annual gain in EMEA smartphone shipments while Huawei had …