Russians predicted the rise in price of smartphones and computers

The Russians predicted the rise in price of smartphones and computers. It will happen due to the fact that the supply of data

devices to Russia may be reduced due to an outbreak of coronavirus.

This forecast was shared by the director and head of the departmentcorporations in the Russia / CIS region of the international rating agency Fitch Ratings Nikolai Lukashevich. Deliveries of computers and smartphones may fall by 5-10%.

Lukashevich relies on the forecast of analyticalIDC company. According to experts, global computer shipments in 2020 will fall by 9%. But this will be affected not only by coronavirus, but also Microsoft’s refusal to support Windows 7. Smartphone shipments are promised a 2.3% drop in 2020.

According to Lukashevich, the situation on the Russian market will be approximately the same as in the whole world.

“But it is obvious that manufacturers will decide which countries in the world they will direct the declining volumes of production. I’m afraid that Russia will not be in the forefront here, ”he said.