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Global Smartphone Cover Glass and Glass Casing Market: Size, Trends & Forecasts (2017-2021)

Global Smartphone Cover Glass and Glass Casing Market: Size, Trends & Forecasts (2017-2021)

Scope of the Report

The report titled “Global Smartphone Cover Glass and Glass Casing Market: Size, Trends & Forecasts (2017-2021)”, provides an in-depth analysis of the global smartphone cover glass and smartphone glass casing market by value and by volume. The report also gives an insight of the global smartphone cover glass market by segments and smartphone glass casing market by penetration rate.

The report also assesses the key opportunities in the market and outlines the factors that are and will be driving the growth of the industry. Growth of the overall global smartphone cover glass and glass casing market has been forecasted for the period 2017-2021, taking into consideration the previous growth patterns, the growth drivers and the current and future trends.

The competition in the global smartphone cover glass and glass casing market is concentrated in the region of China with few players i.e. an oligopolistic market.

Key players of the smartphone cover glass and glass casing market, Lens Technology Co. Ltd., Zheijang Firstar Panel Co. Ltd., Bielcrystal Manufactory Limited and G-Tech Optoelectronics Corporation are also profiled with their financial information and respective business strategies.

Company Coverage

Lens Technology Co. Ltd.
Zheijang Firstar Panel Co. Ltd.
Bielcrystal manufactory Ltd.
G-Tech Optoelectronics Corporation

Executive Summary

The competition in the smartphone market is on the verge of saturation. The smartphone makers are tapping the new opportunities in the smartphone field to maintain a continual pace of the competition and survive in the long-run. The smartphone appearance is one such avenue which is been increasingly explored and innovated by the smartphone manufacturers. Therefore, innovations in the smartphone cover glass and smartphone casing is an emerging fundamental to keep driving the consumer demand for smartphones.

The smartphone cover glass is the display screen. The cover glass is used to protect front and rear panels and cameras of the smartphone. The cover glass is produced by molding, cleaning and cutting glass sheet from suppliers such as Corning, Asahi Glass and Hoya.

The smartphone casing is the back cover of the smartphone which is predominantly manufactured using metals. However, glass and ceramic are the emerging elements that are increasingly invading the smartphone manufacturers’ experimental platform.

The smartphone cover glass and glass casing could be segmented into 2D, 2.5D and 3D. The 3D cover glass and glass casing is increasingly used in virtual reality (VR), smartphone, wearable device, etc. The global smartphone cover glass market and glass casing market is expected to increase at a significant CAGR during 2015-2021. The smartphone cover glass and smartphone glass casing market is expected to increase due to growing usage of smartphone, increase mobile payments, increased adoption of NFC, etc. Yet the market faces some challenges such as, lack of experimentation with glass element because of its fragile nature and strenuous processing of 3D glass.


1. Executive Summary
2. Introduction
2.1 Cover Glass & Glass Casing: An Overview
2.1.1 Application of Cover Glass & Glass Casing
Table 1: Application of Cover Glass & Glass Casing
2.1.2 Cover Glass & Glass Casing by Form
Table 2 : Cover Glass & Glass Casing by Form
2.2 Smartphone Cover Glass & Glass Casing: An Overview
2.2.1 Smartphone Casing by Material Composition
Table 3: Smartphone Casing by Material Composition
2.2.2 Smartphone Cover Glass & Glass Casing by Form Manufacturing
Table 4: Smartphone Cover Glass & Glass Casing by Form Manufacturing
2.2.3 Smartphone Cover Glass & Glass Casing by Supply Chain
Table 5: Smartphone Cover Glass & Glass Casing by Supply Chain
3. Global Market Analysis
3.1 Global Smartphone Cover glass & Glass Casing Market: An Analysis
3.1.1 Global Smartphone Cover glass & Glass Casing Market by Value
Table 6: Global Smartphone Cover glass & Glass Casing Market by Value; 2015 (US$ Billion)
3.2 Global Smartphone Cover Glass Market: An Analysis
3.2.1 Global Smartphone Cover Glass Market by Value
Table 7: Global Smartphone Cover Glass Market by Value; 2015-2021 (US$ Billion)
3.2.2 Global Smartphone Cover Glass Market by Volume
Table 8: Global Smartphone Cover Glass Market by Volume; 2015-2021 (Billion Units)
3.2.3 Global Smartphone Cover Glass Market Value by Segments
Table 9: Global Smartphone Cover Glass Market Value by Segments; 2015 (Percentage, %)
3.2.4 Global Smartphone Cover Glass Market Volume by Segments
Table 10: Global Smartphone Cover Glass Market Volume by Segments; 2015 (Percentage, %)
3.2.5 Global Smartphone 2D Cover Glass Market Segment by Value & by Volume
Table 11: Global Smartphone 2D Cover Glass Market Segment by Value; 2015-2021 (US$ Million)
Table 12: Global Smartphone 2D Cover Glass Market Segment by Volume; 2015-2021 (Million Units)
3.2.6 Global Smartphone 2.5D Cover Glass Market Segment by Value & by Volume
Table 13: Global Smartphone 2.5D Cover Glass Market Segment by Value; 2015-2021 (US$ Billion)
Table 14: Global Smartphone 2.5D Cover Glass Market Segment by Volume; 2015-2021 (Million Units)
3.2.7 Global Smartphone 3D Cover Glass Market Segment by Value
Table 15: Global Smartphone 3D Cover Glass Market Segment by Value; 2015-2021 (US$ Million)
3.2.8 Global Smartphone 3D Cover Glass Market Segment by Volume
Table 16: Global Smartphone 3D Cover Glass Market Segment by Volume; 2015-2021 (Million Units)
3.3 Global Smartphone Glass Casing Market: An Analysis
3.3.1 Global Smartphone Glass Casing Market by Penetration
Table 17: Global Smartphone Glass Casing Market by Penetration; 2015 (Percentage, %)
3.3.2 China Smartphone Glass Casing Market by Penetration
Table 18: China Smartphone Glass Casing Market by Penetration; 2015-2018 (Percentage, %)
3.3.3 China 3D Smartphone Glass Casing Market by Penetration
Table 19: China 3D Smartphone Glass Casing Market by Penetration; 2015-2018 (Percentage, %)
4. Market Dynamics
4.1 Growth Drivers
4.1.1 Increasing Global Adoption of NFC
Table 20: Global Adoption of NFC; 2012-2018 (Million Units)
4.1.2 Growing Global Mobile Payments
Table 21: Global Mobile Payments; 2010-2015 (US$ Billion)
4.1.3 Increasing Worldwide Internet User Penetration
Table 22: Worldwide Internet User Penetration; 2014-2019 (Percentage, %)
4.1.4 Rising Global Smartphone Sales
Table 23: Global Smartphone Sales; 2010-2022
4.2 Challenges
4.2.1 Strenuous Processing of 3D Glass
4.2.2 Constraint To Experimentation
4.3 Market Trends
4.3.1 Emergence of Alternative Smartphone Casing Materials
4.3.2 AMOLED Supported Growth for 3D Glass Casing
4.3.3 Launched Smartphone Models with 3D Glass
Table A: Launched Smartphone Models with 3D Glass
4.3.4 Alternative Materials For Flagship Models of Smartphones’ Casing
Table B: Alternative Materials For Flagship Models of Smartphones’ Casing
5. Competitive Landscape
5.1 Global Smartphone Cover Glass & Glass Casing Players by Revenue
Table 24: Global Smartphone Cover Glass & Glass Casing Players by Revenue; 2015 (US$ Million)
5.2 Global Smartphone Cover Glass & Glass Casing Players by Gross Margin
Table 25: Global Smartphone Cover Glass & Glass Casing Players by Gross Margin; 2015 (Percentage, %)
6. Company Profile
6.1 Lens Technology Co. Ltd.
6.1.1 Business Overview
6.1.2 Financial Overview
Table 26: Lens Tech Revenue; 2012-2016 (US$ Billion)
6.1.3 Business Strategy
6.2 Zheijang Firstar Panel Technology Co. Ltd.
6.2.1 Business Overview
6.2.2 Financial Overview
Table 27: Firstar Panel Operating Income; 2011-2015 (US$ Million)
Table 28: Firstar Panel Operating Income by Segments; 2015
6.3 Biel Crystal Manufactory Limited
6.3.1 Business Overview
6.3.2 Business Strategy
6.4 G-Tech Optoelectronics Corp.
6.4.1 Business Overview
6.4.2 Financial Overview
Table 29: G-Tech Revenue; 2011-2015 (US$ Million)

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