Consumer Electronics in Japan

Consumer Electronics in Japan

Japan has not been as hard hit by COVID-19 as many other countries, with per capita rates of infection significantly lower than in the US or Europe. Nonetheless, it is still having a significant impact on the market. Following government advice most consumers attempted to limit their time outside of the home during the state of emergency, resulting in widespread home seclusion. While this limited the opportunity for store-based sales, with most non-essential retailers closing or limiting their o...

Euromonitor International's Consumer Electronics in Japan report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the in-home, portable and in-car consumer electronics products markets at a national level. It provides the latest retail sales data, allowing you to identify the sectors driving growth. It identifies the leading companies, the leading brands and offers strategic analysis of key factors influencing the market- be they new product developments, distribution or pricing issues. Forecasts illustrate how the market is set to change.

Product coverage: Computers and Peripherals, Digital Cameras by Type, In-Car Entertainment, In-Home Consumer Electronics, Portable Consumer Electronics, Tablets by OS.

Data coverage: market sizes (historic and forecasts), company shares, brand shares and distribution data.

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Consumer Electronics in Japan
Euromonitor International
September 2020
List OF CONTENTS AND TABLES
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
COVID-19 impact on consumer electronics
COVID-19 country impact
Company response
Retailing shift
What next for consumer electronics?
MARKET DATA
Table 1 Sales of Consumer Electronics by Category: Volume 2015-2020
Table 2 Sales of Consumer Electronics by Category: Value 2015-2020
Table 3 Sales of Consumer Electronics by Category: % Volume Growth 2015-2020
Table 4 Sales of Consumer Electronics by Category: % Value Growth 2015-2020
Table 5 NBO Company Shares of Consumer Electronics: % Volume 2016-2020
Table 6 LBN Brand Shares of Consumer Electronics: % Volume 2017-2020
Table 7 Distribution of Consumer Electronics by Channel: % Volume 2015-2020
Table 8 Forecast Sales of Consumer Electronics by Category: Volume 2020-2025
Table 9 Forecast Sales of Consumer Electronics by Category: Value 2020-2025
Table 10 Forecast Sales of Consumer Electronics by Category: % Volume Growth 2020-2025
Table 11 Forecast Sales of Consumer Electronics by Category: % Value Growth 2020-2025
DISCLAIMER
GLOBAL MACROECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT
GLOBAL INDUSTRY ENVIRONMENT
SOURCES
Summary 1 Research Sources
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2020 IMPACT
Demand from home schooling and working from home not expected to be enough to prevent a decline in 2020
Monitors benefiting from flexible working arrangements
Sales of tablets struggle as prices rise
RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES
Financial challenges and a declining population threaten sales of computers and peripherals
Japan accelerates plans to provide every child with a computer
Local brands losing their appeal due to acquisition activity
CATEGORY DATA
Table 12 Sales of Computers and Peripherals by Category: Volume 2015-2020
Table 13 Sales of Computers and Peripherals by Category: Value 2015-2020
Table 14 Sales of Computers and Peripherals by Category: % Volume Growth 2015-2020
Table 15 Sales of Computers and Peripherals by Category: % Value Growth 2015-2020
Table 16 Sales of Computers by Category: Business Volume 2015-2020
Table 17 Sales of Computers by Category: Business Value MSP 2015-2020
Table 18 Sales of Computers by Category: Busines Volume Growth 2015-2020
Table 19 Sales of Computers by Category: Business Value MSP Growth 2015-2020
Table 20 Sales of Laptops by Form Factor 2018-2020
Table 21 Sales of Tablets by Operating System 2015-2020
Table 22 NBO Company Shares of Computers and Peripherals: % Volume 2016-2020
Table 23 LBN Brand Shares of Computers and Peripherals: % Volume 2017-2020
Table 24 Distribution of Computers and Peripherals by Channel: % Volume 2015-2020
Table 25 Forecast Sales of Computers and Peripherals by Category: Volume 2020-2025
Table 26 Forecast Sales of Computers and Peripherals by Category: Value 2020-2025
Table 27 Forecast Sales of Computers and Peripherals by Category: % Volume Growth 2020-2025
Table 28 Forecast Sales of Computers and Peripherals by Category: % Value Growth 2020-2025
Table 29 Forecast Sales of Computers by Category: Business Volume 2020-2025
Table 30 Forecast Sales of Computers by Category: Business Value MSP 2020-2025
Table 31 Forecast Sales of Computers by Category: Busines Volume Growth 2020-2025
Table 32 Forecast Sales of Computers by Category: Business Value MSP Growth 2020-2025
Table 33 Forecast Sales of Laptops by Form Factor 2020-2025
Table 34 Forecast Sales of Tablets by Operating System 2020-2021
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2020 IMPACT
COVID-19 sees production of new cars stall limiting demand for in-car entertainment
In-dash media players offering new innovations to stay relevant in the face of competition from smartphones
In-car navigation sees some potential in drive recorders
RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES
In-car entertainment set for further decline as budgets tighten and interest wanes
Pioneer remains at the forefront of innovation heading into the forecast period
Autonomous vehicles offer potential new market but preinstalled products likely to remain a threat to after sales in-car entertainment
CATEGORY DATA
Table 35 Sales of In-Car Entertainment by Category: Volume 2015-2020
Table 36 Sales of In-Car Entertainment by Category: Value 2015-2020
Table 37 Sales of In-Car Entertainment by Category: % Volume Growth 2015-2020
Table 38 Sales of In-Car Entertainment by Category: % Value Growth 2015-2020
Table 39 NBO Company Shares of In-Car Entertainment: % Volume 2016-2020
Table 40 LBN Brand Shares of In-Car Entertainment: % Volume 2017-2020
Table 41 Distribution of In-Car Entertainment by Channel: % Volume 2015-2020
Table 42 Forecast Sales of In-Car Entertainment by Category: Volume 2020-2025
Table 43 Forecast Sales of In-Car Entertainment by Category: Value 2020-2025
Table 44 Forecast Sales of In-Car Entertainment by Category: % Volume Growth 2020-2025
Table 45 Forecast Sales of In-Car Entertainment by Category: % Value Growth 2020-2025
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2020 IMPACT
COVID-19 forces consumers to reign in discretionary spending
Music and video streaming slowly taking hold
Soundbars a modern solution for consumers in Japan
RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES
Financial constraints expected to limit growth potential
Wireless speakers expected to take further share from Hi-Fi systems and digital media player docks
Local players dominate but mass market appeal dwindling
CATEGORY DATA
Table 46 Sales of Home Audio and Cinema by Category: Volume 2015-2020
Table 47 Sales of Home Audio and Cinema by Category: Value 2015-2020
Table 48 Sales of Home Audio and Cinema by Category: % Volume Growth 2015-2020
Table 49 Sales of Home Audio and Cinema by Category: % Value Growth 2015-2020
Table 50 NBO Company Shares of Home Audio and Cinema: % Volume 2016-2020
Table 51 LBN Brand Shares of Home Audio and Cinema: % Volume 2017-2020
Table 52 Distribution of Home Audio and Cinema by Channel: % Volume 2015-2020
Table 53 Forecast Sales of Home Audio and Cinema by Category: Volume 2020-2025
Table 54 Forecast Sales of Home Audio and Cinema by Category: Value 2020-2025
Table 55 Forecast Sales of Home Audio and Cinema by Category: % Volume Growth 2020-2025
Table 56 Forecast Sales of Home Audio and Cinema by Category: % Value Growth 2020-2025
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2020 IMPACT
“Sugomori” creates new demand for televisions
New technology and the Tokyo Olympics inspire replacement purchases
Desire to record programmes helps video recorders to growth in 2020
RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES
Home video set to struggle with an economic downturn on the horizon
Prices set to fall as Sharp finally enters OLED TVs
Increase in 4K/8K content needed to encourage more consumers to trade up
CATEGORY DATA
Table 57 Sales of Home Video by Category: Volume 2015-2020
Table 58 Sales of Home Video by Category: Value 2015-2020
Table 59 Sales of Home Video by Category: % Volume Growth 2015-2020
Table 60 Sales of Home Video by Category: % Value Growth 2015-2020
Table 61 Sales of LCD TVs by Network Connectivity: % Retail Volume 2015-2020
Table 62 Sales of OLED TVs by Network Connectivity: % Retail Volume 2015-2020
Table 63 NBO Company Shares of Home Video: % Volume 2016-2020
Table 64 LBN Brand Shares of Home Video: % Volume 2017-2020
Table 65 Distribution of Home Video by Channel: % Volume 2015-2020
Table 66 Forecast Sales of Home Video by Category: Volume 2020-2025
Table 67 Forecast Sales of Home Video by Category: Value 2020-2025
Table 68 Forecast Sales of Home Video by Category: % Volume Growth 2020-2025
Table 69 Forecast Sales of Home Video by Category: % Value Growth 2020-2025
Table 70 Forecast Sales of LCD TVs by Network Connectivity: % Retail Volume 2020-2025
Table 71 Forecast Sales of OLED TVs by Network Connectivity: % Retail Volume 2020-2025
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2020 IMPACT
Home seclusion limits opportunities to use imaging devices
Will postponed Tokyo Olympics boost sales in 2021?
Home conferencing and vlogging presents new opportunities in the face of COVID-19
RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES
Compact system cameras the one potential bright spot
Olympus leaves the market as sales dwindle
Action cams and 360 degree cameras generate interest but unlikely to prevent decline in digital camcorders
CATEGORY DATA
Table 72 Sales of Imaging Devices by Category: Volume 2015-2020
Table 73 Sales of Imaging Devices by Category: Value 2015-2020
Table 74 Sales of Imaging Devices by Category: % Volume Growth 2015-2020
Table 75 Sales of Imaging Devices by Category: % Value Growth 2015-2020
Table 76 Sales of Digital Cameras by Type: % Retail Volume 2015-2020
Table 77 NBO Company Shares of Imaging Devices: % Volume 2016-2020
Table 78 LBN Brand Shares of Imaging Devices: % Volume 2017-2020
Table 79 Distribution of Imaging Devices by Channel: % Volume 2015-2020
Table 80 Forecast Sales of Imaging Devices by Category: Volume 2020-2025
Table 81 Forecast Sales of Imaging Devices by Category: Value 2020-2025
Table 82 Forecast Sales of Imaging Devices by Category: % Volume Growth 2020-2025
Table 83 Forecast Sales of Imaging Devices by Category: % Value Growth 2020-2025
Table 84 Forecast Sales of Digital Cameras by Type: % Retail Volume 2020-2025
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2020 IMPACT
Home seclusion has mixed impact on portable players in 2020
Smart speakers offers huge potential, but this is yet to be fully realised in Japan
Sony leads but it faces mounting competition
RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES
Smart speakers an expanding area with huge potential
JBL and Sony look to target users who are focused on the quality of their audio
Amazon Kindle set to retain dominance in e-readers over the forecast period
CATEGORY DATA
Table 85 Sales of Portable Players by Category: Volume 2015-2020
Table 86 Sales of Portable Players by Category: Value 2015-2020
Table 87 Sales of Portable Players by Category: % Volume Growth 2015-2020
Table 88 Sales of Portable Players by Category: % Value Growth 2015-2020
Table 89 NBO Company Shares of Portable Players: % Volume 2016-2020
Table 90 LBN Brand Shares of Portable Players: % Volume 2017-2020
Table 91 Distribution of Portable Players by Channel: % Volume 2015-2020
Table 92 Forecast Sales of Portable Players by Category: Volume 2020-2025
Table 93 Forecast Sales of Portable Players by Category: Value 2020-2025
Table 94 Forecast Sales of Portable Players by Category: % Volume Growth 2020-2025
Table 95 Forecast Sales of Portable Players by Category: % Value Growth 2020-2025
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2020 IMPACT
New legislation shaking up the smartphones market
Rakuten makes stumbling entry as Japan’s newest mobile network operator
5G arrives in Japan
RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES
Mobile phones faces obstacles to growth as replacement cycle rises
Cap on discounting set to shake up the competitive landscape
Chinese brands looking to make headway as Xiaomi becomes the latest entrant
CATEGORY DATA
Table 96 Sales of Mobile Phones by Category: Volume 2015-2020
Table 97 Sales of Mobile Phones by Category: Value 2015-2020
Table 98 Sales of Mobile Phones by Category: % Volume Growth 2015-2020
Table 99 Sales of Mobile Phones by Category: % Value Growth 2015-2020
Table 100 Sales of Smartphones by Screen Size: % Retail Volume 2018-2020
Table 101 NBO Company Shares of Mobile Phones: % Volume 2016-2020
Table 102 LBN Brand Shares of Mobile Phones: % Volume 2017-2020
Table 103 Distribution of Mobile Phones by Channel: % Volume 2015-2020
Table 104 Forecast Sales of Mobile Phones by Category: Volume 2020-2025
Table 105 Forecast Sales of Mobile Phones by Category: Value 2020-2025
Table 106 Forecast Sales of Mobile Phones by Category: % Volume Growth 2020-2025
Table 107 Forecast Sales of Mobile Phones by Category: % Value Growth 2020-2025
Table 108 Forecast Sales of Smartphones by Screen Size: % Retail Volume 2020-2025
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2020 IMPACT
COVID-19 presents challenges and opportunities for wearable electronics
Smart wearables continues to grow while activity bands suffer due to limited usages
Wearable electronics seen to have significant potential for innovation
RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES
Wearable electronics can be more than just a health and fitness tracker
Rearranged Tokyo Olympics/Paralympics set to drive interest in wearable electronics
Chinese companies looking to expand their footprint in China
CATEGORY DATA
Table 109 Sales of Wearable Electronics by Category: Volume 2015-2020
Table 110 Sales of Wearable Electronics by Category: Value 2015-2020
Table 111 Sales of Wearable Electronics by Category: % Volume Growth 2015-2020
Table 112 Sales of Wearable Electronics by Category: % Value Growth 2015-2020
Table 113 NBO Company Shares of Wearable Electronics: % Volume 2016-2020
Table 114 LBN Brand Shares of Wearable Electronics: % Volume 2017-2020
Table 115 Distribution of Wearable Electronics by Channel: % Volume 2015-2020
Table 116 Forecast Sales of Wearable Electronics by Category: Volume 2020-2025
Table 117 Forecast Sales of Wearable Electronics by Category: Value 2020-2025
Table 118 Forecast Sales of Wearable Electronics by Category: % Volume Growth 2020-2025
Table 119 Forecast Sales of Wearable Electronics by Category: % Value Growth 2020-2025

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