Smartphone Market Research Report - Global Forecast till 2025

Global Smartphone Market Research Report: By Type (Media-Centric (Music, navigation, Gaming, Camera), Entry Level, Performance), By Input Device (Touchscreen, Keypad), By Operating System (Android, iOS, Windows), By Distribution Channel (OEM, Retailers, e-Commerce) - Forecast till 2025

ID: MRFR/SEM/6693-HCR | February 2021 | Region: Bric | 111 pages

Market Synopsis


The Global Smartphone Market is expected to grow from USD 520.3 billion in 2018 to USD 2297.8 Billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 16.4%, during the forecast period.


A smartphone is a cellular phone that is equipped with a combination of integrated computer and other features such as operating system and web browsing which are not originally associated with its traditional counterpart. Increasing use of mobile Internet, high ownership of premium design smartphone, and high disposable income in developing nation are a few factors that are expected to drive the smartphone market during the forecast period. However, data identity and data theft issues are expected to restrain the market. Smartphones are supported by a mobile operating system which offers advanced computing facilities to the device. A smartphone can also work as a digital media player for music, uploading photos and videos through a single interface.


According to MRFR analysis, globally vendors shipped a total of 310 million smartphone units during the first quarter of 2019. Big players like Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, Apple Inc., and Xiaomi Corporation are expected to dominate the smartphone market during the forecast period. To differentiate their products from competitors, smartphone manufacturers are investing heavily in research and development for incorporating new technologies to launch new and updated products in the market.


Key Developments



  • In December 2018, Nokia Corporation launched Nokia 8.1, a mid-range smartphone with full HD resolution and HDR 10. This smartphone was developed with Android 9.0 operating system, 4GB RAM, Qualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710, and 3500 mAh battery capacity.



  • In October 2017, Google LLC launched Pixel 2, a premium smartphone with Android 8.0, AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835, and 4 GB RAM.


Global Smartphone Market
 Smartphone Market


Source: MRFR Analysis


Segmentation


The global smartphone market has been segmented into type, operating system, distribution channel, input device, and region.


By type, the smartphone market has been segmented into media-centric smartphones, entry-level smartphones, and performance smartphones. The media-centric smartphone segment has been classified into music smartphones, navigation smartphones, gaming smartphones, and camera smartphones.


By operating system, the market has been segmented into Android, iOS, and Windows.


By distribution channel, the smartphone market has been segmented into OEM, retailer, and e-commerce.


By input device, the smartphone market has been segmented into touch screen and keypad.


By region, the smartphone market has been segmented into North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and South America.


Regional Analysis


The global market for smartphones is estimated to grow at a significant rate during the forecast period from 2019 to 2025. The geographical analysis of the smartphone market has been conducted for North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the rest of the world.


Asia-Pacific is expected to dominate the smartphone market during the forecast period due to a large number of consumers buying smartphones, the presence of global players, and large presence of telecom industries. North America occupied the second position in the smartphone market due to the adoption of the latest technologies and the presence of global players such as Applie Inc. and Google LLC. Europe is expected to grow at a stable rate. During the forecast period, the major players may strengthen their presence worldwide through mergers and acquisitions of local and regional players for expanding their solutions portfolio and expanding in untapped geographies. The improvement of the global economic scenario combined with ongoing advances in technology in the emerging economies such as India, South Africa, China, Brazil, Argentina, and other under-developed countries, is likely to fuel the market growth, making it an ideal time for the key vendors to expand the market geographically and increase market share


Competitive Analysis


The global smartphone market is characterized by the presence of a number of global, regional, and local vendors who compete in terms of cost, product quality, reliability, and aftermarket services. The market is highly competitive with the players actively competing to gain market share. However, intense competition, rapid advances in connectivity technology, frequent changes in government policies, and environmental regulations are key factors that may limit the market growth.


Key Players


The prominent players in the smartphone market are Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd (South Korea), Apple Inc. (US), Google LLC (US), Xiaomi Corporation (China), Lenovo Group Limited (China), OnePlus Technology Co., Ltd (China), Microsoft Corporation (US), Nokia Corporation (Finland), Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd (China), Guangdong OPPO Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd (China), Vivo Communication Technology Co. Ltd (China), HTC Corporation (Taiwan), Sony Corporation (Japan), ZTE Corporation (China), LG Electronics Inc. (South Korea), and Panasonic Corporation (Japan) among others.


Intended Audience



  • System Integrators

  • OEMs/ODMs

  • Defense System Manufacturers

  • Electronic Component Manufacturers

  • Service Providers

  • Resellers and Distributors

  • Consultancy and advisory firms

  • Government Agencies

  • Consulting Firms

  • Research Institutes and Organizations

  • Technology Standards Organizations



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :


By 2025, the smartphone market can strike 16.4% CAGR and value at USD 520.3 Bn.

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd (South Korea), Google LLC (US), Apple Inc. (US), and Xiaomi Corporation (China) are some reputed names in the smartphone market.

Types of smartphones are; entry-level smartphones, media-centric smartphones, and performance smartphones.

Price drop of smartphones due to high sales can impel the growth of smartphone market.

The penetration of e-commerce to cause the smartphone market in APAC to boom.

Table of Contents

1 Executive Summary

1.1 Market Attractiveness Analysis

1.2 Global Smartphone Market, by Type

1.3 Global Smartphone Market, by Operating System

1.4 Global Smartphone Market, by Input Device

1.5 Global Smartphone Market, by Distribution Channel

1.6 Global Smartphone Market, by Region

2 Scope of the Report

2.1 Market Definition

2.2 Scope of the Study

2.3 Markets Structure

2.4 Key Buying Criteria

2.5 Macro Factor Indicator Analysis

3 Market Research Methodology

3.1 Research Process

3.2 Secondary Research

3.3 Primary Research

3.4 Forecast Model

3.5 List of Assumptions

4 Market Insights

5 Market Dynamics

5.1 Introduction

5.2 Drivers

5.3 Restraints

5.4 Opportunities

5.5 Challenges

5.6 Technological Trends

5.7 Regulatory Landscape/Standards

6 Market Factor Analysis

6.1 Supply/Value Chain Analysis

6.1.1 R&D

6.1.2 Manufacturing

6.1.3 Distribution & Sales

6.1.4 Post-Sales Monitoring

6.2 Porter’s Five Forces Model

6.2.1 Threat of New Entrants

6.2.2 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

6.2.3 Bargaining Power of Buyers

6.2.4 Threat of Substitutes

6.2.5 Intensity of Rivalry

7. Global Smartphone Market, by Type

7.1 Introduction

7.2 Media-Centric Smartphone

7.2.1 Music Smartphone

7.2.1.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2019–2025

7.2.2 Navigation Smartphone

7.2.2.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2019–2025

7.2.3 Gaming Smartphone

7.2.3.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2019–2025

7.2.4 Camera Smartphone

7.2.4.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2019–2025

7.3 Entry-Level Smartphone

7.3.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2019–2025

7.4 Performance Smartphone

7.4.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2019–2025

8. Global Smartphone Market, by Operating System

8.1 Introduction

8.2 Android

8.2.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2019–2025

8.3 iOS

8.3.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2019–2025

8.4 Windows

8.4.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2019–2025

9. Global Smartphone Market, by Input Device

9.1 Introduction

9.2 Touchscreen

9.2.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2019–2025

9.3 Keypad

9.3.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2019–2025

10. Global Smartphone Market, by Distribution Channel

10.1 Introduction

10.2 OEM

10.2.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2019–2025

10.3 Retailer

10.3.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2019–2025

10.4 E-Commerce

10.4.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2019–2025

11. Global Smartphone Market, by Region

11.1 Introduction

11.2 North America

11.2.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Country, 2019–2025

11.2.2 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Operating System, 2019–2025

11.2.3 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Type, 2019–2025

11.2.4 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Input Device, 2019–2025

11.2.5 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Distribution Channel, 2019–2025

11.2.6 US

11.2.6.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2019–2025

11.2.6.2 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Operating System, 2019–2025

11.2.6.3 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Type, 2019–2025

11.2.6.4 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Input Device, 2019–2025

11.2.6.5 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Distribution Channel, 2019–2025

11.2.7 Canada

11.2.7.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2019–2025

11.2.7.2 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Operating System, 2019–2025

11.2.7.3 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Type, 2019–2025

11.2.7.4 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Input Device, 2019–2025

11.2.7.5 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Distribution Channel, 2019–2025
11.2.8 Mexico

11.2.8.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2019–2025

11.2.8.2 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Operating System, 2019–2025

11.2.8.3 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Type, 2019–2025

11.2.8.4 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Input Device, 2019–2025

11.2.8.5 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Distribution Channel, 2019–2025

11.3 Europe

11.3.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Country, 2019–2025

11.3.2 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Operating System, 2019–2025

11.3.3 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Type, 2019–2025

11.3.4 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Input Device, 2019–2025

11.3.5 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Distribution Channel, 2019–2025

11.3.6 Germany

11.3.6.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2019–2025

11.3.6.2 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Operating System, 2019–2025

11.3.6.3 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Type, 2019–2025

11.3.6.4 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Input Device, 2019–2025

11.3.6.5 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Distribution Channel, 2019–2025

11.3.7 UK

11.3.7.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2019–2025

11.3.7.2 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Operating System, 2019–2025

11.3.7.3 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Type, 2019–2025

11.3.7.4 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Input Device, 2019–2025

11.3.7.5 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Distribution Channel, 2019–2025

11.3.8 France

11.3.8.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2019–2025

11.3.8.2 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Operating System, 2019–2025

11.3.8.3 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Type, 2019–2025

11.3.8.4 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Input Device, 2019–2025

11.3.8.5 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Distribution Channel, 2019–2025

11.3.9 Italy

11.3.9.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2019–2025

11.3.9.2 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Operating System, 2019–2025

11.3.9.3 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Type 2019–2025

11.3.9.4 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Input Device, 2019–2025

11.3.9.5 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Distribution Channel, 2019–2025

11.3.10 Rest of Europe

11.3.10.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2019–2025

11.3.10.2 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Operating System, 2019–2025

11.3.10.3 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Type, 2019–2025

11.3.10.4 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Input Device, 2019–2025

11.3.10.5 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Distribution Channel, 2019–2025

11.4 Asia-Pacific

11.4.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Country, 2019–2025

11.4.2 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Operating System, 2019–2025

11.4.3 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Type, 2019–2025

11.4.4 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Input Device, 2019–2025

11.4.5 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Distribution Channel, 2019–2025

11.4.6 Japan

11.4.6.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2019–2025

11.4.6.2 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Operating System, 2019–2025

11.4.6.3 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Type, 2019–2025

11.4.6.4 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Input Device, 2019–2025

11.4.6.5 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Distribution Channel, 2019–2025

11.4.7 China

11.4.7.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2019–2025

11.4.7.2 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Operating System, 2019–2025

11.4.7.3 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Type, 2019–2025

11.4.7.4 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Input Device, 2019–2025

11.4.7.5 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Distribution Channel, 2019–2025

11.4.8 India

11.4.8.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2019–2025

11.4.8.2 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Operating System, 2019–2025

11.4.8.3 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Type, 2019–2025

11.4.8.4 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Input Device, 2019–2025

11.4.8.5 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Distribution Channel, 2019–2025

11.4.9 Rest of Asia-Pacific

11.4.9.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2019–2025

11.4.9.2 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Operating System, 2019–2025

11.4.9.3 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Type, 2019–2025

11.4.9.4 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Input Device, 2019–2025

11.4.9.5 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Distribution Channel, 2019–2025

11.5 Rest of the World

11.5.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Region, 2019–2025

11.5.2 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Operating System, 2019–2025

11.5.3 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Type, 2019–2025

11.5.4 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Input Device, 2019–2025

11.5.5 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Distribution Channel, 2019–2025

11.5.6 Middle East & Africa

11.5.6.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2019–2025

11.5.6.2 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Operating System, 2019–2025

11.5.6.3 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Type, 2019–2025

11.5.6.4 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Input Device, 2019–2025

11.5.6.5 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Distribution Channel, 2019–2025

11.5.7 Central & South America

11.5.7.1 Market Estimates & Forecast, 2019–2025

11.5.7.2 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Operating System, 2019–2025

11.5.7.3 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Type, 2019–2025

11.5.7.4 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Input Device, 2019–2025

11.5.7.5 Market Estimates & Forecast, by Distribution Channel, 2019–2025

12. Company Landscape

12.1 Competitive Overview

12.2 Competitive Benchmarking

12.3 Key Developments & Growth Strategies

12.3.1 New Product Launch/Service Operating System

12.3.2 Merger & Acquisition

12.3.3 Joint Ventures

13. Company Profiles

13.1 Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

13.1.1 Company Overview

13.1.2 Product/Business Segment Overview

13.1.3 Financial Updates

13.1.4 Key Developments

13.2 Apple Inc.

13.2.1 Company Overview

13.2.2 Product/Business Segment Overview

13.2.3 Financial Updates

13.2.4 Key Developments

13.3 Google LLC

13.3.1 Company Overview

13.3.2 Product/Business Segment Overview

13.3.3 Financial Updates

13.3.4 Key Developments

13.4 Xiaomi Corporation

13.4.1 Company Overview

13.4.2 Product/Business Segment Overview

13.4.3 Financial Updates

13.4.4 Key Developments

13.5 Lenovo Group Limited (Including Motorola)

13.5.1 Company Overview

13.5.2 Product/Business Segment Overview

13.5.3 Financial Updates

13.5.4 Key Developments

13.6 OnePlus Technology Co., Ltd.

13.6.1 Company Overview

13.6.2 Product/Business Segment Overview

13.6.3 Financial Updates

13.6.4 Key Developments

13.7 Nokia Corporation

13.7.1 Company Overview

13.7.2 Product/Business Segment Overview

13.7.3 Financial Updates

13.7.4 Key Developments

13.8 Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.

13.8.1 Company Overview

13.8.2 Product/Business Segment Overview

13.8.3 Financial Updates

13.8.4 Key Developments

13.9 Guangdong OPPO Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd.

13.9.1 Company Overview

13.9.2 Product/Business Segment Overview

13.9.3 Financial Updates

13.9.4 Key Developments

13.10 Vivo Communication Technology Co. Ltd

13.10.1 Company Overview

13.10.2 Product/Business Segment Overview

13.10.3 Financial Updates

13.10.4 Key Developments

13.11 HTC Corporation

13.11.1 Company Overview

13.11.2 Product/Business Segment Overview

13.11.3 Financial Updates

13.11.4 Key Developments

13.12 Sony Corporation

13.12.1 Company Overview

13.12.2 Product/Business Segment Overview

13.12.3 Financial Updates

13.12.4 Key Developments

13.13 ZTE Corporation

13.13.1 Company Overview

13.13.2 Product/Business Segment Overview

13.13.3 Financial Updates

13.13.4 Key Developments

13.14 LG Electronics Inc.

13.14.1 Company Overview

13.14.2 Product/Business Segment Overview

13.14.3 Financial Updates

13.14.4 Key Developments

13.15 Panasonic Corporation

13.15.1 Company Overview

13.15.2 Product/Business Segment Overview

13.15.3 Financial Updates

13.15.4 Key Developments
14 Conclusion 


LIST OF TABLES
Table 1 Global Smartphone Market, by Region, 2019–2025

Table 2 North America: Smartphone Market, by Country, 2019–2025

Table 3 Europe: Smartphone Market, by Country, 2019–2025

Table 4 Asia-Pacific: Smartphone Market, by Country, 2019–2025

Table 5 Middle East & Africa: Smartphone Market, by Country, 2019–2025

Table 6 South America: Smartphone Market, by Country, 2019–2025

Table 7 Global Smartphone Type Market, by Region, 2019–2025

Table 8 North America: Smartphone Type Market, by Country, 2019–2025

Table 9 Europe: Smartphone Type Market, by Country, 2019–2025

Table 10 Asia-Pacific: Smartphone Type Market, by Country, 2019–2025

Table 11 Middle East & Africa: Smartphone Type Market, by Country, 2019–2025

Table 12 South America: Smartphone Type Market, by Country, 2019–2025

Table 13 Global Smartphone Input Device Market, by Region, 2019–2025

Table 14 North America: Smartphone Input Device Market, by Country, 2019–2025

Table 15 Europe: Smartphone Input Device Market, by Country, 2019–2025

Table 16 Asia-Pacific: Smartphone Input Device Market, by Country, 2019–2025

Table 17 Middle East & Africa: Smartphone Input Device Market, by Country, 2019–2025

Table 18 Global Smartphone Operating System Market, by Region, 2019–2025

Table 19 North America: Smartphone Operating System Market, by Country, 2019–2025

Table 20 Europe: Smartphone Operating System Market, by Country, 2019–2025

Table 21 Asia-Pacific: Smartphone Operating System Market, by Country, 2019–2025

Table 22 Middle East & Africa: Smartphone Operating System Market, by Country, 2019–2025

Table 23 South America: Smartphone Operating System Market, by Country, 2019–2025

Table 24 Global Smartphone Distribution Channel Market, by Region, 2019–2025

Table 25 North America: Smartphone Distribution Channel Market, by Country, 2019–2025

Table 26 Europe: Smartphone Distribution Channel Market, by Country, 2019–2025

Table 27 Asia-Pacific: Smartphone Distribution Channel Market, by Country, 2019–2025

Table 28 Middle East & Africa: Smartphone Distribution Channel Market, by Country, 2019–2025

Table 29 South America: Smartphone Distribution Channel Market, by Country, 2019–2025

Table 30 North America: Smartphone Market, by Country

Table 31 North America: Smartphone Market, by Type

Table 32 North America: Smartphone Market, by Input Device

Table 33 North America: Smartphone Market, by Operating System

Table 34 North America: Smartphone Market, by Distribution Channel

Table 35 Europe: Smartphone Market, by Country

Table 36 Europe: Smartphone Market, by Type

Table 37 Europe: Smartphone Market, by Input Device

Table 38 Europe: Smartphone Market, by Operating System

Table 39 Europe: Smartphone Market, by Distribution Channel

Table 40 Asia-Pacific: Smartphone Market, by Country

Table 41 Asia-Pacific: Smartphone Market, by Type

Table 42 Asia-Pacific: Smartphone Market, by Input Device

Table 43 Asia-Pacific: Smartphone Market, by Operating System

Table 44 Asia-Pacific: Smartphone Market, by Distribution Channel

Table 45 Middle East & Africa: Smartphone Market, by Country

Table 46 Middle East & Africa: Smartphone Market, by Type

Table 47 Middle East & Africa: Smartphone Market, by Input Device

Table 48 Middle East & Africa: Smartphone Market, by Operating System

Table 49 Middle East & Africa: Smartphone Market, by Distribution Channel

Table 50 South America: Smartphone Market, by Country

Table 51 South America: Smartphone Market, by Type

Table 52 South America: Smartphone Market, by Input Device

Table 53 South America: Smartphone Market, by Operating System

Table 54 South America: Smartphone Market, by Distribution Channel


LIST OF FIGURES

FIGURE 1 Global Smartphone Market Segmentation

FIGURE 2 Forecast Methodology

FIGURE 3 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis of the Global Smartphone Market

FIGURE 4 Value Chain of the Global Smartphone Market

FIGURE 5 Share of the Global Smartphone Market in 2018, by Country (in %)

FIGURE 6 Global Smartphone Market, 2019–2025

FIGURE 10 Global Smartphone Market Size, by Type, 2018

FIGURE 11 Share of the Global Smartphone Market, by Type, 2019–2025

FIGURE 12 Global Smartphone Market Size, by Input Device, 2019–2025

FIGURE 13 Share of the Global Smartphone Market, by Input Device, 2019–2025

FIGURE 14 Global Smartphone Market Size, by Operating System, 2019–2025

FIGURE 15 Share of the Global Smartphone Market, by Operating System, 2019–2025

FIGURE 14 Global Smartphone Market Size, by Distribution Channel, 2019–2025

FIGURE 15 Share of the Global Smartphone Market, by Distribution Channel, 2019–202

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