Chances are, you're probably not rushing out to buy a new iPhone or Galaxy device.
Tech giants like Apple and Samsung have hit a wall when it comes to phone innovations, as each new model offers just a handful of minor improvements over the previous iteration. Yeah, thehas a nicer camera, but is it really that different from the ?
The latest data from research firm Gartner reflect that sentiment. The research firm projects phone sales will fall 1.6 percent in 2016, which would make it the second year in a row in which sales have declined. The only area of growth is in the market for low-cost Android phones, dominated by a number of Chinese vendors.
But 2017 may hold a reason to get excited again. The Gartner forecast points to growth returning next year. Maybe the newor the 10th anniversary of the iPhone will bring the phone mojo back.