- Tram Ho
Smartphone market 2021 ‘boiling’ because of 5G
After an unprecedented 11% negative growth in 2020, all growth drivers of the 2021 smartphone market are focused on 5G. 5G technology appears in every forecast, IDC estimates smartphone shipments this year will increase by 5.5%, mainly thanks to the increased demand for owning 5G phones. TrendForce predicts a much more spectacular recovery with 9%, 5G phones alone will carry all 500 million units of the total 1.36 billion smartphones sold globally, reaching a penetration rate of 37%.
However, the price is still a big obstacle for many users to own a 5G phone. The 5th generation networking technology is currently mainly favored for flagship and high-end models, due to its high cost and limited patents. IDC forecasts that until 2025, the average selling price for 5G smartphones globally will “cool down” to 404 USD.
In Vietnam, the market is no exception with about 15 5G smartphone lines, the price is higher than the income of the majority of people. In the first half of 2021, there will be a few rare smartphones priced below 10 million VND. However, to conquer this market of 97 million people, manufacturers are tending to launch a series of new smartphones with mid-range, even low-cost prices.
What if there were 5G smartphones affordable for all consumers?
The chase for 5G is increasingly tough, when Xiaomi soon launches a “new factor” Redmi Note 10 5G to heat up this half a billion smartphone market. It was not until this May 27 that the Redmi Note 10 5G officially entered the 5G race in Vietnam. With a price of 199 USD (4.6 million VND) in the international market, this phone is expected to return to the country for just under 5 million VND.
199 USD is really an unbelievable price in mid-2021, compared to IDC’s “predictive figure” of 404 USD in 2025. Redmi Note 10 5G is making competitors wary, especially when it has a powerful mid-range configuration that is better than the price. The technology world predicts that this price will definitely make the smartphone market more competitive, promoting the trend of low-cost to mid-range 5G phones to “explode” this year.
With an affordable price, the product allows all users to easily own, the opportunity to access and experience 5G network speeds 100 to 1,000 times faster than current 4G technology, download movies in seconds, video calls Instant calls without waiting for a connection, play online games without lag, watch high-resolution online movies without worrying about frame drops…
Until the launch date, the 5G speed of Redmi Note 10 5G will still be unknown. However, experts believe that the device will inherit the perfect connection technology of Xiaomi’s Mi 10T Pro 5G, the smartphone with the world’s leading fast download speed at 80.17 Mb/s in the first quarter of this year. 2021, according to Speedtest Global Index.
Possessing an unprecedented competitive price in this segment, the Redmi Note 10 5G still retains the “beastly” performance and speed hardware specifications that match the 5G speeds it matches. The MediaTek Dimensity 700 chip with 8 cores and 2.2GhZ is manufactured on a 7nm line, delivering class-leading energy efficiency. KiboTek evaluates, Dimensity 700 is the perfect alternative to Snapdragon 690, thanks to the structure of 2 Cortex A76 cores clocked at 2.2GhZ and 6 Cortex A55 cores running at 2.0GhZ, accompanied by a more powerful Mali G57 MC2 GPU.
With 5G dual SIM, young people can surf the Internet at super speed, unleash their passion for creativity and express themselves on Facebook, YouTube, TikTok or Instagram. To perfect the experience of watching videos, playing esports and surfing social networks, Xiaomi also equips a smooth 90 Hz scan rate, allowing users to freely glide their fingers on the large 6.5-inch screen, Full HD + resolution of Redmi Note 10 5G.
In addition, the device is also equipped with a cluster of 3 cameras (48MP – 2MP – 2MP) that use Sony’s genuine sensors and meet all needs from 4K video recording, night photography, font removal, to close-up macros. current trend. Finally, the perfect piece comes from a 5,000 mAh full capacity battery that surfs 5G all day.
Redmi Note 10 5G will be officially launched in Vietnam on May 27. Although not a “flagship killer” like other high-end Xiaomi phones, but with powerful performance and an extremely affordable price, this “5G warrior” will definitely disturb the situation of the smartphone market. 5G now.
Source : Genk