Market Research Report
Global Solar Power Mobile Devices Market - 2020-2027
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|Global Solar Power Mobile Devices Market - 2020-2027|
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The solar power mobile devices are the mobile devices that can be powered through the solar energy. These mobile devices use the solar panels to charge these devices. The solar power mobile devices provide the ease of use and portability. The market is dominated by the availability of the several solar power mobile devices such as bluetooth headsets, speaker phones, cell phone batteries, and others. The global solar power mobile devices market valued USD XX million in 2018 and it is expected to grow at a CAGR of XX% to reach USD XX million by 2026.
The market is driven by the increasing demand for the solar power mobile devices with the rising concerns regarding the utilizing renewable energy resources. There is growing adoption of the products functioning based on the renewable energy including the solar energy and wind energy. The increasing usage of the eco-friendly products shall stimulate the market growth.
There is increase in the launch of the solar power mobile devices. For instance, in December 2018, Micromax had launched the solar powered mobile phone i.e., Micromax X259 in the Indian market. The new Micromax X259 is a very affordable feature phone that comes with an integrated solar panel to charge the device. The Micromax X259 is a dual SIM (GSM+GSM) feature phone that utilizes the power of sunlight. It comprised of the inbuilt solar cell panel that charges the battery of the phone providing free and clean energy for users and the freedom from wall chargers. The Micromax X259 phone features a 2.4-inch-wide color display along with an alpha numeric multitap keypad. It supports micro SD card to help users store their favorite songs, movies, videos and more while on the move. The Micromax X259 comes with a 1000 mAh battery which ensures a good battery backup as well.
In August 2017, Dotsavvy had launched the solar-powered smartphone, made in Kenya. uaSimu is unique in that it has been designed from the bottom up to be a smartphone that relies solely on solar power. The JuaSimu screen is an integrated solar panel that charges the battery whenever its exposed to the sun. The JuaSimu does not come with any charging cables or adaptors since it works directly from solar energy which is abundant for most of the year in Africa.
However, the limited effectiveness of the solar power mobile phones for the daily usage is hindering the market growth. The charging time of the solar power mobile phones depend on the battery capacity installed in it.
The global solar power mobile devices market is segmented based on the device as the bluetooth headsets, speaker phones, cell phone batteries, and others. The bluetooth headsets segment accounts for the significant market share of XX% in 2019. Solar powered bluetooth headsets can be conceived with a solar panel mounted on the top face. These bluetooth headsets draw the power from the natural light through the solar panel to recharge its internal battery. Solar powered bluetooth headsets are the great music companion or calling assistant for driving or on the journey. These bluetooth headsets are the ideal choice for the walking, jogging, hiking, biking, gym and other activities. Majority of the solar powdered bluetooth headsets are adopted with wireless technology. These bluetooth headsets are easy to connect, compatible with most smartphones. Solar powered bluetooth headsets are portable to carry. The market is dominated by the availability of the several solar powered bluetooth headsets. For instance, Iqua Ltd.'s Iqua Vogue, a solar-powered Bluetooth wireless headset is developed by using the Vogue technology which incorporates a photovoltaic cell that can takes advantage of any available light outdoors and indoors to extend talk and standby times.
By region, the global solar power mobile devices market is segmented into North America, South America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle-East, and Africa. Among all of the regions, North America dominated the global solar power mobile devices market and is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecasted period owing to the higher adoption of the solar power mobile devices. There is presence of the large number of the companies developing the solar power mobile devices. There is growing usage of the technologically advanced solar power mobile devices. There is growing research and development activities for the development of the solar power mobile devices. The increasing adoption of the electronic gadgets and wearable devices shall stimulate the market growth.
Asia Pacific is expected to witness the positive market growth due to the its growing presence in the energy and power sector. There is increasing growth in the electronics and electrical industry. Several companies are shifting their manufacturing base in the developing countries due to the presence of the cheap, and skilled labors. There is growing usage of the solar power mobile devices due to their portability and ease of use. There is high adaptability of the new technologies for developing the solar power mobile devices. The increasing purchasing power and domestic income shall boost the demand for the solar power mobile devices.
The global solar power mobile devices market is highly competitive with the presence of several international and local markets. Product diversification, revenue generation, and opportunities intensify the market competition. Webroot Inc, Samsung, ZTE Corporation, Micromax, LG Electronics, Sharp Electronics Corporation, and Nokia are the leading market players with significant market share.
The major players are using product development, patent filing, novel product launches, market expansion, and product diversification strategies for holding their position in the market. For instance, in August 2019, Xiaomi had revealed a patent filed with the World Intellectual Property Office that demonstrates a smartphone design using a solar panel at the rear. The smartphone comprised of the modern bells and whistles. It features a full screen design that covers the entire display area, with a solar panel integrated on the rear panel.
In May 2014, Samsung had launched the solar chargeable phone i.e., Samsung E1107 that allows charging of Mobile battery through Solar power. The newly launched phone provides between 5 to 10 minutes of talk time on 1 hour of solar charge. The battery of this phone can attain full power with about 40 hours of solar charging.
In July 2012, SunWarrior had launched a new mobile solar charger technology with its PowerSwatch product. PowerSwatch product features snap-on expansion solar panels for more power and shorter charge times. PowerSwatch solar chargers utilize ZapSnap technology, that enables the charger to expand from 3.5 watts to 10.5 watts or more-in a snap. PowerSwatch's 3.5-watt output is more than sufficient for charging most smartphones and smaller devices.
In June 2010, Samsung India had launched solar powered mobile phone, the `Solar Guru', Samsung Guru E1107 in India. Samsung Guru E1107 enables its users to charge battery anywhere. It is designed for the people in rural areas. The phone can provide the 5-10 minutes of the talk time with the one-hour of solar charging.