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Worldwide Mobile Phone 2014-2018 Forecast Update: September 2014

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  • 23 Pages
  • IDC

This IDC Forecast Update presents the five-year forecast for mobile phone shipments worldwide by device vendors. It is part of IDC's continuing research with respect to mobile phones, inclusive of smartphones. Findings in this Forecast Update are based on information gathered from primary and secondary sources during the past three months.

Table of Contents

IDC Opinion

In This Forecast Update

  • Methodology
    • Primary Data Sources
    • Secondary Sources
    • IDC Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker

Future Outlook

  • Forecast and Assumptions
    • Assumptions
    • Worldwide Mobile Phone Forecast, 2014-2018
      • Worldwide Mobile Phone Forecast by Region
      • Mobile Phone Forecast by Device Type
        • Feature Phones
        • Smartphones
      • Mobile Phone Forecast by Air Interface Group
        • CDMA
        • GSM
        • iDEN
        • UMTS/WCDMA
        • 4G
      • Worldwide Mobile Phone Forecast by ASP
  • Market Context

Essential Guidance

  • Experience Is king
  • Cost
  • Educating Customers on 3G and 4G

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  • Related Research

List of Tables

  • Table: Top 3 Assumptions for the Worldwide Mobile Phone Market, 2014-2018
  • Table: Key Forecast Assumptions for the Worldwide Mobile Phone Market, 2014-2018
  • Table: Worldwide Mobile Phone Shipments by Region, 2013-2018 (M)
  • Table: Worldwide Mobile Phone Shipments by Device Type, 2013-2018 (M)
  • Table: Worldwide Mobile Phone Shipments by Air Interface, 2013-2018 (M)
  • Table: Worldwide Mobile Phone Shipments by Air Interface Group, 2013-2018 (M)
  • Table: Worldwide Feature Phone Shipments by Air Interface, 2013-2018 (M)
  • Table: Worldwide Feature Phone Shipments by Air Interface Group, 2013-2018 (M)
  • Table: Worldwide Smartphone Shipments by Air Interface, 2013-2018 (M)
  • Table: Worldwide Smartphone Shipments by Air Interface Group, 2013-2018 (M)
  • Table: Worldwide Mobile Phone ASPs by Region, 2013-2018 ($)
  • Table: Worldwide Mobile Phone ASPs by Product Category, 2013-2018 ($)
  • Table: Worldwide Mobile Phone Shipments by Region, 2009-2018: Comparison of June 2014 and September 2014 Forecasts (M)

List of Figures

  • Figure: Worldwide Mobile Phone Shipments, 2013-2018
  • Figure: Worldwide Mobile Phone Shipments by Region, 2013-2018
  • Figure: Worldwide Mobile Phone Shipments by Device Type, 2013-2018
  • Figure: Worldwide Mobile Phone Shipment Share by Device Type, 2013-2018
  • Figure: Worldwide Mobile Phone Shipments by Air Interface Group, 2013-2018
  • Figure: Worldwide Feature Phone Shipments by Air Interface Group, 2013-2018
  • Figure: Worldwide Smartphone Shipments by Air Interface Group, 2013-2018
  • Figure: Worldwide Mobile Phone ASPs by Region, 2013-2018
  • Figure: Worldwide Mobile Phone ASPs by Product Category, 2013-2018 ($)
  • Figure: Worldwide Mobile Phone Shipments, 2009-2018: Comparison of June 2014 and September 2014 Forecasts
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