China's smartphone shipments dropped by 11% YoY in Q4 2021, according to Counterpoint Technology Market Research.
The global smartphone market grew for the first time since 2017, with annual shipments reaching 1.39 billion units in 2021.
Southeast Asia saw an 11% year-on-year dip in its smartphone shipments in the third quarter.
Navitas' GaN semiconductors are used to ultra-fast-charge Xiaomi's new Note 11 Pro+ flagship smartphone.
Counterpoint Research has lowered its smartphone shipment forecast for 2021 to 1.4 billion units, or 6% annual growth.
Apple maintained its solid number one position and increased its global market share in the smartwatch segment, helping shift the…