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BEIJING -- Smartphone sales in China fell 14.1 percent year on year to 74.2 million units in the first quarter of 2022, showed data from the global market research firm International Data Corporation (IDC). The firm has attributed the weak market to continued resurgences of COVID-19, which have weighed on consumption, and the lack of product upgrades. Chinese smartphone market faces a downside risk of shipping fewer than 300 million smartphones for the whole of 2022 if the market continues to see an absence of a fresh stimulus, said the IDC. Domestic smartphone maker Oppo took the lead with a