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Next Generation Mobile Devices

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This report provides an overview of thenext generation of mobile devices market, analyzing both technological evolutionsand their associateduses, as well astheir impact on the platform-based economy. It delivers innovation case studies, mobile devicemarket data (in volume and value) for mobile handsets and tablets, along with an analysis of stakeholders' roadmaps and strategies.

Report's key questions

  • Who are the main players in today's mobile device value chain? How are they positioned in the market?
  • What are top device manufacturers' strategies? What are their particular strengths and weaknesses?
  • Which innovations are going to shape the mobile device market 5 to 10 years from now? What are the core technical challenges involved?
  • What will the next generation device economy look like? Which role for mobile network operators in a platform-based economy?

Data & Forecasts 2008-2016

Geographical scope

  • Asia- Pacific:
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • Rest of Asia-Pacific
  • Latin America
  • MEA

North America: Canada the USA

  • Western Europe:
    • France
    • Germany
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • the UK
    • Rest of Western Europe

Shipments

  • Mobile Phones: in thousand units - share by region
  • Smartphones: in thousand units
  • Tablets: in thousand units

Historical data 2007-2011

Examined players

  • Apple
  • HTC
  • LG
  • Motorola
  • Nokia
  • RIM
  • Samsung
  • Sony Ericsson

For each player

  • Revenues: Devices - Services
  • Operating profit: Devices & Services
  • Sales (units): Mobile Phones (of which Smartphones) - Tablets
  • Market share: Volume - Revenue
  • Device average sales price (in EUR and local currency)
  • Total Sales by region

Market shares (by quarter)

  • Mobile Phone Manufacturers Shipments: Units & total market shares by player
  • Smartphone Manufacturers shipments: Units & total market shares by player

EXTRACT

Smartphone Manufacturers Market Shares

Source: IDATE

Table of Contents

1. Executive Summary

2. Methodology

3. Mobile device market structure & key factors

  • 3.1. The mobile device value chain
    • 3.1.1. Semiconductors manufacturers
    • 3.1.2. Software layers and OS Vendors
    • 3.1.3. ODM and OEM
    • 3.1.4. Application storefronts and developers
  • 3.2. Current market estimates & forecasts
    • 3.2.1. The chipset market
    • 3.2.2. The phone market
    • 3.2.3. The tablet market
  • 3.3. Players strategies
    • 3.3.1. Chipset manufacturers' strategies
      • Broadcom
      • ICERA
      • Intel/Infineon
      • Qualcomm
      • ST-Ericsson
    • 3.3.2. Device manufacturers' strategies
      • Apple
      • HTC
      • Huawei
      • LG
      • Motorola
      • Nokia
      • RIM
      • Samsung
      • Sony
      • ZTE

4. Current and future trends

  • 4.1. Hardware developments
    • 4.1.1. Form factors
    • 4.1.2. Miniaturization of components
    • 4.1.3. Development of rugged devices
    • 4.1.4. Wearable computing, sensors and device complementarity
  • 4.2. Software, services and usage
    • 4.2.1. Social networks, the internet of things and augmented reality
    • 4.2.2. Artificial Intelligence & data aggregation
    • 4.2.3. Technology dissolution & natural user interfaces
    • 4.2.4. Cloud services and new connected devices
  • 4.3. Economic developments
    • 4.3.1. Economies of scale and increased adoption of smartphone: devices for everyone
    • 4.3.2. Business and niche products made available to the masses
    • 4.3.3. Differentiation opportunities in the platform economy

5. Challenges and uncertainties for the next generation device economy

  • 5.1. Technical challenges
  • 5.2. Interoperability and fragmentation issues
  • 5.3. Patent issues
  • 5.4. Mobile network operators' strategies

6. Conclusion

>The report ships with a slideshow & a database including:

  • Data & forecasts for tablets, mobile phones & smartphones (shipments 2007-2016 by country & region)
  • Manufacturer market shares and shipments (volume & revenues) by region and consolidated (2007-2011 by quarter)
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