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Near Field Communication Enabled Handsets

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Near Field Communication Enabled Handsets
Published: May 1, 2019 Content info: 196 Pages
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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Near Field Communication Enabled Handsets in Thousand Units. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2016 through 2024. Also, a five-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 42 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Blackberry Limited
HTC Corporation
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
Lenovo
LG Electronics
Nokia Corporation

Table of Contents
Product Code: MCP-7852

Table of Contents

1. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

  • Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
  • Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
  • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
  • Product Definitions and Scope of Study
  • NFC-Enabled Handsets

2. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

  • Near Field Communications (NFC): A Convenient, Secure Way of Data Exchange between Enabled Devices
  • Key Issues that Have Held Back Widespread Implementation of NFC Until Now....
    • Lack of Efficient Coordination Among Value Chain Participants
    • Lack of Sufficient NFC Enabled Devices in the Market
  • Time Ripe for NFC to Takeoff
  • NFC-Enabled Mobile Phones - The Game Changer for NFC Technology
  • Existing & Potential Use Cases of NFC Driving Business Case for its Integration in Mobile Phones
    • Service Initiation
    • Peer-to-Peer Data Sharing
    • Device Pairing
    • Payments & Ticketing Functions
    • Security & Access Control
  • Growth in Mobile Phone Usage Sets Perfect Platform for Rapid Adoption of NFC in Mobile Devices
    • Table 1: Worldwide Mobile Penetration by Geographic Region - Breakdown of Unique Mobile Subscriber Penetration as a Percentage of Total Population for 2017 and 2025 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 2: Mobile Penetration in World's Highly Populated Counties - Number of Unique Mobile Subscribers as a Percentage of Total Population for 2017 and 2025 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • NFC-Enabled Phones Market Set for Strong Growth
  • Developing Regions Spearhead Sales of NFC-Enabled Phones
    • Table 3: Global Mobile Subscriber Penetration - Unique Mobile Subscriber Base as % of Population by Geographic Region for the Years 2017 and 2025P (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Continued Rise in Demand & Production of Smartphones Secures NFC Future in Mobile Devices Market
  • Opportunity Indicators
    • Table 4: World Market for Smartphones: Shipments in Million Units for the Years 2015, 2017, 2019 and 2021 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 5: Global Smartphones Penetration Rate by Region - Smartphones as a Percentage of Total Mobile Connections for 2017 and 2025 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 6: Penetration of Sensors in Smartphones Shipped During 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 7: Global Mobile Adoption - Percentage Breakdown of Mobile Connections by Mobile Network Technology for 2017 and 2025 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Replacement Smartphone Sales Will be Key
  • Low-End Smartphones: A Market Opportunity

3. GROWTH DRIVERS, TRENDS AND ISSUES

  • NFC-Enabled Handsets to Disrupt Mobile Market
  • NFC-Enabled Mobiles Open New Realms in Contactless Payments
  • Emerging Markets Confront Challenges in Adoption NFC-Enabled Mobile Payments
  • Brick-and-Mortar Retailers Embrace NFC for Enhanced Shopping Experience
  • Consumer Desire for Convenience in POS Payments to Drive Adoption of NFC-Enabled Mobile Handsets
    • Table 8: Number of Non-Cash Transactions in Billions by Geographic Region for the Years 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Rapid Increase in NFC-enabled POS Terminals: A Business Case for NFC-Enabled Devices Market
    • Table 9: Worldwide Installed Base of NFC-Ready POS Terminals (in Million Units) and NFC-Ready mPOS as % of Total NFC-Ready POS Terminals for the Years 2016, 2018 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Transport Services to be One of the Most Accessed Services for NFC-Enabled Mobile Handsets
  • Use of NFC-Enabled Smartphones for Ticketing Applications to Increase in the Coming Years
  • Growing Security Concerns Drives Demand for NFC-Enabled Security/Access Control
  • Bluetooth & NFC to Co-Exist on Mobile Devices
  • Changing Consumer Mobile Usage Habits Encourage NFC Integration in Mobile Phones
  • Increasing Digital Data Being Stored on Mobile Phones and Need to Exchange the Same with Other Devices Creates Need for NFC in Handsets
  • Growing Need to Enhance Social Media Interactions on Mobile Phones: A Business Case for NFC Integration in Mobile Phones
    • Table 10: Global Number of Social Media Users in Billion for the Years 2015, 2018 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 11: Global Penetration of Social Media Networks (in %) by Geographic Region for the Year 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Growing Craze for Multi-Player Gaming on Mobile Phones Creates Need for NFC in Mobile Phones
  • Rising Penetration of NFC in Consumer Devices Boosts Adoption of NFC-Enabled Handsets
  • Growing Role of NFC in Bridging Gap between Physical and Digital Worlds
  • Need to Make Well Informed Purchase Decisions to Encourage Consumers to Opt for NFC-Enabled Smartphones
    • Table 12: Popular Activities Access Using Smartphones: % of Internet Users Accessing the Activity on Smartphones for 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Rising Popularity of BYOD Concept Drives Adoption of NFC-Enabled Handsets among Corporate Employees
  • High-Tech Events - Incredible Range of Practical Applications for NFC-Enabled Handsets
  • NFC Technology to Witness Expanding Applications in the Healthcare Field
  • NFC Chips Market: Growing Adoption of NFC Technology Fuels Demand for NFC Chips
    • Table 13: Global NFC Chips Market by End-Use (2018E): Percentage Breakdown of Sales for Automotive, Banking & Finance, Consumer Electronics, Medical, Retail and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Declining Prices of NFC-Chips Drives OEM Inclination Towards NFC Integration
    • Table 14: Global NFC Secure Element Market (2017): Percentage Breakdown of Unit Shipments by Sector (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Chip Level Technology Developments Augurs Well for the Future of NFC
  • Manufacturers to Benefit a Great Deal from Deploying NFC Technology into their Products
  • A Glance at Select Innovations in NFC-Enabled Handsets
  • Apple Incorporates Background Tag Reading Feature in Latest iPhone Models
  • STMicroeletronics Launches Advanced NFC Chip with Extended Read Range
  • Apple's iOS 11 Comes with Support for NFC and QR Codes
  • Challenges
  • High Price of NFC Phones Forcing Consumers to Opt for Alternative NFC Equipment
  • Competition from microSD Cards Providing NFC Capabilities
  • NFC too Suffers from Inherent Security Challenges
  • Consumer Ignorance Poses Threat to NFC Market
  • Addressing Security Concerns - Key to Success

4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

  • Definition
  • NFC-Enabled Devices
  • NFC-Enabled Handsets
  • Characteristics of NFC Technology
  • Modes of Operation
  • Reader/Writer Mode
  • Peer-to-Peer Mode
  • Card Emulation Mode
  • NFC Technology Standards
  • Existing Usage Scenario
  • Practical Applications
  • Seamless Data Sharing
  • Customized Advertisements and Promotions
  • Mobile Payments
    • Functioning of NFC-Enabled Devices in Mobile Payments
      • Ticketing
      • Electronic Keys
      • Social Networking
      • Utilities for Businesses

5. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

  • 5.1 Focus on Select Players
  • Blackberry Limited (Canada)
  • HTC Corporation (Taiwan)
  • Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. (China)
  • Lenovo (China)
  • Motorola Mobility LLC (USA)
  • LG Electronics (South Korea)
  • Nokia Corporation (Finland)
  • Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (South Korea)
  • Sony Mobile Communications, Inc. (Japan)
  • ZTE Corporation (China)
  • Major NFC Chip Manufacturers
  • Broadcom Corp. (USA)
  • Infineon Technologies AG (Germany)
  • NXP Semiconductors NV (Netherlands)
  • STMicroelectronics NV (Switzerland)
  • 5.2 Product Innovations/Introductions
  • STMicroelectronics Unveils ST54J SoC Integrated with NFC Controller
  • NXP Introduces NTAG DNA Tag Chip
  • Karbonn to Roll Out Handsets with Integrated NFC and LTE Technologies
  • STMicroelectronics Powers TicWatch Pro Smart Watch with NFC Technology
  • STMicroelectronics Unveils New Certified NFC Forum Type 5 Chips
  • STMicroelectronics' NFC Technology Powers Alcatel 3V Smartphone
  • NXP Unveils GSMA-compliant eSIM solutions
  • Xiaomi to Launch Mi Band 3 Integrated NFC
  • Xiaomi Launches Hey+ Smartband Integrated with NFC and OLED Displays in China
  • Huami Launches Amazfit Verge and Amazfit Health Band 1S in China
  • Thinfilm Releases NFC Scanner App for iPhones
  • NXP Launches Innovative iOS Tool Kit
  • Reliance Jio Unveils NFC-Enabled 4G Feature Phone
  • 5.3 Recent Industry Activity
  • NXP and Kaios Collaborate to Integrate NXP's NFC Solution on Kaios Lite Devices
  • ST Integrates Contactless NFC Technology with Mediatek Mobile Platforms

6. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

    • Table 15: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for NFC Enabled Phones by Geographic Region/Country - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 16: World Historic Review for NFC Enabled Phones by Geographic Region/Country - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 17: World 14-Year Perspective for NFC Enabled Mobile Phones by Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets for Years 2011, 2018 and 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7. REGIONAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

  • 7.1 The United States
  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current and Future Analysis
    • Though a Late Entrant, US to Generate Robust Growth Opportunities for NFC in Coming Years
    • Transit Agencies to Embrace Mobile Ticketing
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 18: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 19: US Historic Review for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • 7.2 Canada
  • Market Analysis
    • Table 20: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 21: Canadian Historic Review for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • 7.3 Japan
  • Market Analysis
    • Table 22: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 23: Japanese Historic Review for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • 7.4 Europe
  • Market Analysis
    • Table 24: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for NFC Enabled Phones by Geographic Region/Country - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 25: European Historic Review for NFC Enabled Phones by Geographic Region/Country - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 26: European 14-Year Perspective for NFC Enabled Mobile Phones by Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2011, 2018 and 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • 7.4.1 France
  • Market Analysis
    • Table 27: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 28: French Historic Review for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • 7.4.2 Germany
  • Market Analysis
    • Table 29: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 30: German Historic Review for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • 7.4.3 Italy
  • Market Analysis
    • Table 31: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 32: Italian Historic Review for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • 7.4.4 The United Kingdom
  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current and Future Analysis
    • In-Store NFC Mobile Payments Records Strong Growth in UK
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 33: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 34: UK Historic Review for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • 7.4.5 Spain
  • Market Analysis
    • Table 35: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 36: Spanish Historic Review for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • 7.4.6 Russia
  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current and Future Analysis
    • Russia Projects Bright Future Outlook for NFC-Enabled Handsets
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 37: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 38: Russian Historic Review for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • 7.4.7 Rest of Europe
  • Market Analysis
    • Table 39: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 40: Rest of Europe Historic Review for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • 7.5 Asia-Pacific
  • A. Market Analysis
    • Market Overview
    • Mobile Ticketing in Asia-Pacific: A Opportunity to Tap for NFC Technology and Handsets
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 41: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for NFC Enabled Phones by Geographic Region/Country - China, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 42: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for NFC Enabled Phones by Geographic Region/Country - China, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 43: Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for NFC Enabled Mobile Phones by Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for China, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2011, 2018 and 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • 7.5.1 China
  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current and Future Analysis
    • NFC Payments Face Stiff Challenge from Ubiquity of QR Codes in China
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 44: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 45: Chinese Historic Review for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • 7.5.2 South Korea
  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current and Future Analysis
    • Credit Card Companies to Launch NFC-based Mobile Payment
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 46: South Korean Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 47: South Korean Historic Review for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • 7.5.3 Rest of Asia-Pacific
  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current and Future Analysis
    • Australia: A Promising Market for NFC Handsets
    • India: An Emerging Market for NFC-Enabled Handsets
      • NFC Payments Slowly Gaining Traction in India: Potential for NFC Handsets Market
    • Hong Kong: Providers Expand Contactless Mobile Payment Services in Hong Kong
    • Singapore to Witness High Adoption of NFC Technology
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 48: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 49: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • 7.6 Middle East & Africa
  • A. Market Analysis
    • Current and Future Analysis
    • UAE Moves towards NFC-based Service
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 50: Middle East & Africa Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 51: Middle East & Africa Historic Review for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • 7.7 Latin America
  • Market Analysis
    • Table 52: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 53: Latin American Historic Review for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

8. COMPANY PROFILES

  • Total Companies Profiled: 42 The United States (8) Canada (1) Japan (3) Europe (12) - France (1) - Germany (2) - The United Kingdom (2) - Rest of Europe (7) Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (17) Latin America (1) NEAR FIELD COMMUNICATION ENABLED HANDSETS MCP-7852 CONTENTS
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