BEIJING (BBC): Smartphone sales in China have fallen year-on-year for the first time, according to data gathered by Gartner. The market research firm says 4 percent fewer handsets were sold in the months of April, May and June compared with the same period in 2014. It suggests the market has "reached saturation" - meaning about half the population owns a smartphone and is not upgrading on an annual basis. However, not all manufacturers experienced a drop. Samsung's sales were 49 percent lower - despite the launch of its Galaxy S6 models- and Lenovo also experienced a big fall-off in demand.