Worldwide Smartphone Market Growing at 23.6%: 2014 – 2018 Forecasts in New Research Report

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DALLAS, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ —


Worldwide Smartphone Market Forecast, 2014-2018 research report presents worldwide mobile phone market forecast, including a review of recent years and a forecast for the period 2014-2018, with breakdowns by system technology and region. It also examines mobile phone market volume and market share by system technology for all the world’s main regions separately, including North America, Latin America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific (including Japan). Complete report is available at .

The report finds that while the worldwide mobile phone market’s growth is anticipated to see merely a 3% year-on-year growth in 2014, smartphone market to touch 23.6% growth, backed mainly by the buoyant demand in emerging markets. Speaking of smartphone market by region, the Asia Pacific still took up the lion’s share of the total smartphone market in 2013 and the share is predicted to rise further in 2014 and throughout MIC’s forecast period. On the contrary, the market share of North America and Western Europe both dwindled in 2013 and is to continue the downward trend during 2014 and 2018. Taking up over 50% market share in 2013, smartphones’ global share in 2014 and 2015 is forecast to reach 65% and 71%, respectively.

Companies covered in Worldwide Smartphone Market Forecast, 2014-2018 research report include Amazon, Apple, Google, Huawei, Lenovo, Qualcomm, Samsung and ZTE. Order a copy of this report at .

Smartphone market in India will grow at a CAGR of 41.26% in terms of revenue over the period 2013-2018 as per another research report, Smartphone Market in India 2014-2018, available at . Companies like Karbonn Mobile India Pvt. Ltd., Lava International Ltd., Micromax Informatics Ltd., Nokia Corp., Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., Apple Inc., HTC Corp., LG Electronics Inc. and Sony Corp. have been discussed in this research that covers the following buying criteria from the customers’ view point: Battery Life, Brand, Durability, Ease of Usage, Features, Price, Processing Speed and Screen Size.

The Chinese Smartphone Industry: January 2014  May 2014 research report presents a recent review of the Chinese smartphone industry in the first quarter of 2014. The report includes shipment volume of major smartphone branded vendors in China, breakdowns of each vendor’s shipment volume share by chipset maker, application processor model, ASP, panel size, and camera pixel. The report also examines major chipset makers’ product mix for smartphones sold in China. The report finds that the Chinese smartphone industry’s shipment volume slid 15.0% sequentially to around 89.1 million units in the first quarter of 2014, with a total number of 461 models launched during this period. It is noted that the majority of smartphones sold inChina were mid-tier models packed with a dual- or quad-core CPU, featuring a 5″ or larger screen and over 8M camera pixels, and sold at 700 RMB to 2000 RMB (US$112.4 to US$321; US$1=6.228 RMB). Looking ahead, Xiaomi and Lenovo, both led Apple by less than one percentage point in the first-quarter shipment share, will begin to feel a mounting pressure to keep their current places, as new iPhone products are expected to hit the market in the second half of this year. Companies covered in this report include Apple, AUX, BBK, Bird, Broadcom, Coolpad, Doov, Gionee, Google, Hisense, Hisilicon, HTC, Huawei, Intel, Konka, Koobee, K-Touch, Leadcore, Lenovo, Marvell, MediaTek, Meizu, Nokia, Nvidia, Oppo, Qualcomm, Samsung, Spreadtrum, TCL, Xiaomi, Yusun and ZTE. Complete report is available at .

Development Trends of Smartphone Cover Glass Industry 2014 research report profiles the development of important vendors in 2013 and forecasts the industry’s trends in 2014. List of Topics covered in this report include: Overview of the current development of the smartphone cover glass industry, touching on vendors’ deployment from the upstream to the downstream ends of the supply chain, OGS and TOL technologies, and 3D-shaped glass technology; Key issues posed to the cover glass industry, including the emergence of sapphire glass, popularity of anti-glare glass, and increasing needs for screen color printing, with the major restrictions on sapphire cover glass also provided Companies and organizations analyzed or mentioned in the report include: Apple, Asahi Glass Company, Biel Crystal, Corning, Denka, Foxconn, G-Tech Optoelectronics,Hony Glass, Huawei, Lenovo, Mirle Automation Corporation, NEG, Schott, Shoda, Silitech Technology, Toshiba Machine, TPK,Wintek, Xiaomi, Xingxing Firstar Panel Technology and ZTE. Complete report is available at .

Table of Contents for Worldwide Smartphone Market Forecast, 2014-2018 research report cover:

Worldwide Mobile Phone Market by Device Type, 2011-2018
Worldwide Mobile Phone Market Share by Device Type, 2011-2018
Worldwide Smartphone Market by Region, 2011-2018
Worldwide Smartphone Market Share by Region, 2011-2018
Worldwide Smartphone Market by Price Point, 2011-2018
Worldwide Smartphone Market Share by Price Point, 2011-2018
Worldwide Smartphone Market by Operating System, 2011-2018
Worldwide Smartphone Market Share by Operating System, 2011-2018

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