On December 8, Huihuibao (a Chinese store) counted the value preservation index of new 5G phones in 2020. And Xiaomi Mi 10 was elected as the “most value-preserved 5G smartphone of the year” with a score of 73.22.
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Huishuibao ranked the value retention rate of various smartphone brands with the “Brand Preservation Index”. Brand Preservation Index = the average value of all models released by the brand in the first half of 2020. Value preservation index = 80% of the new market price at the time of launch 3 months /new machine launch price x 100.
Judging from the list below, Xiaomi Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro are the top two. And the Honor 30 Pro+ ranks third.
Moreover, Huawei Mate Xs, Huawei P40, Huawei P40 Pro, Honor 30 Pro, OnePlus 8, Honor Play 4, and Huawei nova7 have also squeezed into the top 10 of the list.
Shipments in 2020
According to the smartphone shipment situation announced by the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology, from January to October 2020, the total domestic smartphone market has shipped 252 million units. From that 124 million, 5G smartphones have been shipped, accounting for 49.4% of the total. So, it is nearly half. Among the 124 million 5G smartphones, there are a total of 183 models, ranging from 1,000 yuan to 10,000 yuan ($153 – $1530). And the options of smartphones are already very rich.
It is also worth mentioning that starting from June this year, 5G smartphone shipments have steadily accounted for more than 60%. Following this trend, there is basically no suspense that 5G smartphones account for more than half of the total in 2020.
Earlier, IDC reported about the growth of the smartphone market in the fourth quarter. The market research company pointed out that the growing demand for 5G smartphones was the main driving force. Seems like, the overall shipments will grow 2.4% year-on-year, reaching 377.7 million units.