Consumer Electronics in South Africa

Consumer Electronics in South Africa

The consumer electronics industry is recovering in 2021, following declines recorded at the height of the pandemic in 2020. Sales of non-essential products were banned for over a month to curb the initial spread of the virus in 2020, with many households suffering from loss of income. Despite this, certain categories experienced strong demand as sales outlets reopened, especially work-from-home tech and home entertainment electronics, such as TVs, wireless speakers and soundbars. However, smartp...

Euromonitor International's Consumer Electronics in South Africa 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, In-Car Entertainment, In-Home Consumer Electronics, Portable Consumer Electronics.

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

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* Get a detailed picture of the Consumer Electronics market;
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* Understand the competitive environment, the market’s major players and leading brands;
* Use five-year forecasts to assess how the market is predicted to develop.


Consumer Electronics in South Africa
Euromonitor International
September 2021
List Of Contents And Tables
CONSUMER ELECTRONICS IN SOUTH AFRICA
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Consumer electronics in 2021: The big picture
2021 key trends
Competitive landscape
Retailing developments
What next for consumer electronics?
MARKET DATA
Table 1 Sales of Consumer Electronics by Category: Volume 2016-2021
Table 2 Sales of Consumer Electronics by Category: Value 2016-2021
Table 3 Sales of Consumer Electronics by Category: % Volume Growth 2016-2021
Table 4 Sales of Consumer Electronics by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
Table 5 NBO Company Shares of Consumer Electronics: % Volume 2017-2021
Table 6 LBN Brand Shares of Consumer Electronics: % Volume 2018-2021
Table 7 Distribution of Consumer Electronics by Channel: % Volume 2016-2021
Table 8 Forecast Sales of Consumer Electronics by Category: Volume 2021-2026
Table 9 Forecast Sales of Consumer Electronics by Category: Value 2021-2026
Table 10 Forecast Sales of Consumer Electronics by Category: % Volume Growth 2021-2026
Table 11 Forecast Sales of Consumer Electronics by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026
DISCLAIMER
SOURCES
Summary 1 Research Sources
COMPUTERS AND PERIPHERALS IN SOUTH AFRICA
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2021 DEVELOPMENTS
The continued shift towards working-from-home stimulates category demand
Dell remains the leader in laptops, while Asus gains share
E-commerce sales see strong gains during the pandemic, also helped by Dion Wired’s closure in early 2020
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Computer sales to be driven by the setting up of home offices
Semiconductor chip shortage to limit supply, driving a shift to higher-end machines
CATEGORY DATA
Table 12 Sales of Computers and Peripherals by Category: Volume 2016-2021
Table 13 Sales of Computers and Peripherals by Category: Value 2016-2021
Table 14 Sales of Computers and Peripherals by Category: % Volume Growth 2016-2021
Table 15 Sales of Computers and Peripherals by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
Table 16 Sales of Computers by Category: Business Volume 2016-2021
Table 17 Sales of Computers by Category: Business Value MSP 2016-2021
Table 18 Sales of Computers by Category: Busines Volume Growth 2016-2021
Table 19 Sales of Computers by Category: Business Value MSP Growth 2016-2021
Table 20 NBO Company Shares of Computers and Peripherals: % Volume 2017-2021
Table 21 LBN Brand Shares of Computers and Peripherals: % Volume 2018-2021
Table 22 Distribution of Computers and Peripherals by Channel: % Volume 2016-2021
Table 23 Forecast Sales of Computers and Peripherals by Category: Volume 2021-2026
Table 24 Forecast Sales of Computers and Peripherals by Category: Value 2021-2026
Table 25 Forecast Sales of Computers and Peripherals by Category: % Volume Growth 2021-2026
Table 26 Forecast Sales of Computers and Peripherals by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026
Table 27 Forecast Sales of Computers by Category: Business Volume 2021-2026
Table 28 Forecast Sales of Computers by Category: Business Value MSP 2021-2026
Table 29 Forecast Sales of Computers by Category: Busines Volume Growth 2021-2026
Table 30 Forecast Sales of Computers by Category: Business Value MSP Growth 2021-2026
IN-CAR ENTERTAINMENT IN SOUTH AFRICA
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2021 DEVELOPMENTS
Demand recovers slightly as lockdown restrictions are relaxed
Garmin SA (Pty) Ltd maintains the leadership
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
In-car entertainment expected to struggle in the forecast period
Innovation and consumer preference set to cushion the decline in sales
CATEGORY DATA
Table 31 Sales of In-Car Entertainment by Category: Volume 2016-2021
Table 32 Sales of In-Car Entertainment by Category: Value 2016-2021
Table 33 Sales of In-Car Entertainment by Category: % Volume Growth 2016-2021
Table 34 Sales of In-Car Entertainment by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
Table 35 NBO Company Shares of In-Car Entertainment: % Volume 2017-2021
Table 36 LBN Brand Shares of In-Car Entertainment: % Volume 2018-2021
Table 37 Distribution of In-Car Entertainment by Channel: % Volume 2016-2021
Table 38 Forecast Sales of In-Car Entertainment by Category: Volume 2021-2026
Table 39 Forecast Sales of In-Car Entertainment by Category: Value 2021-2026
Table 40 Forecast Sales of In-Car Entertainment by Category: % Volume Growth 2021-2026
Table 41 Forecast Sales of In-Car Entertainment by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026
HOME AUDIO AND CINEMA IN SOUTH AFRICA
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2021 DEVELOPMENTS
Home cinema and speaker systems drive category sales
Samsung leads sales, while the JBL brand continues to gain share
E-commerce continues to gain as a result of the pandemic
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Home entertainment and wireless revolution set to boost sales in the forecast period
JBL expected to keep gaining share, as e-commerce grows
Traditional sound systems set to continue being replaced by wireless alternatives
CATEGORY DATA
Table 42 Sales of Home Audio and Cinema by Category: Volume 2016-2021
Table 43 Sales of Home Audio and Cinema by Category: Value 2016-2021
Table 44 Sales of Home Audio and Cinema by Category: % Volume Growth 2016-2021
Table 45 Sales of Home Audio and Cinema by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
Table 46 NBO Company Shares of Home Audio and Cinema: % Volume 2017-2021
Table 47 LBN Brand Shares of Home Audio and Cinema: % Volume 2018-2021
Table 48 Distribution of Home Audio and Cinema by Channel: % Volume 2017-2021
Table 49 Forecast Sales of Home Audio and Cinema by Category: Volume 2021-2026
Table 50 Forecast Sales of Home Audio and Cinema by Category: Value 2021-2026
Table 51 Forecast Sales of Home Audio and Cinema by Category: % Volume Growth 2021-2026
Table 52 Forecast Sales of Home Audio and Cinema by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026
HOME VIDEO IN SOUTH AFRICA
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2021 DEVELOPMENTS
The hunger for entertainment in the home continues to boost TV sales
Smart TVs benefit from strong demand for streaming services
E-commerce channel records healthy growth
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
“Hometainment” trend to persist over the forecast period
Lower end of the category expected to grow, while internet connectivity improves
TV sales through e-commerce set to grow
CATEGORY DATA
Table 53 Sales of Home Video by Category: Volume 2016-2021
Table 54 Sales of Home Video by Category: Value 2016-2021
Table 55 Sales of Home Video by Category: % Volume Growth 2016-2021
Table 56 Sales of Home Video by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
Table 57 Sales of LCD TVs by Network Connectivity: % Retail Volume 2016-2021
Table 58 NBO Company Shares of Home Video: % Volume 2017-2021
Table 59 LBN Brand Shares of Home Video: % Volume 2018-2021
Table 60 Distribution of Home Video by Channel: % Volume 2016-2021
Table 61 Forecast Sales of Home Video by Category: Volume 2021-2026
Table 62 Forecast Sales of Home Video by Category: Value 2021-2026
Table 63 Forecast Sales of Home Video by Category: % Volume Growth 2021-2026
Table 64 Forecast Sales of Home Video by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026
Table 65 Forecast Sales of LCD TVs by Network Connectivity: % Retail Volume 2021-2026
IMAGING DEVICES IN SOUTH AFRICA
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2021 DEVELOPMENTS
Sales of imaging devices grow marginally as lockdown restrictions ease
Canon leads total volume sales, while Go-Pro gains in camcorders
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Smartphones expected to continue replacing imaging devices over the forecast period
Go-Pro and other action camcorders expected to keep gaining
Social media to play a crucial role going forward
CATEGORY DATA
Table 66 Sales of Imaging Devices by Category: Volume 2016-2021
Table 67 Sales of Imaging Devices by Category: Value 2016-2021
Table 68 Sales of Imaging Devices by Category: % Volume Growth 2016-2021
Table 69 Sales of Imaging Devices by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
Table 70 NBO Company Shares of Imaging Devices: % Volume 2017-2021
Table 71 LBN Brand Shares of Imaging Devices: % Volume 2018-2021
Table 72 Distribution of Imaging Devices by Channel: % Volume 2016-2021
Table 73 Forecast Sales of Imaging Devices by Category: Volume 2021-2026
Table 74 Forecast Sales of Imaging Devices by Category: Value 2021-2026
Table 75 Forecast Sales of Imaging Devices by Category: % Volume Growth 2021-2026
Table 76 Forecast Sales of Imaging Devices by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026
PORTABLE PLAYERS IN SOUTH AFRICA
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2021 DEVELOPMENTS
Wireless speakers boosted by lockdown conditions
Leading brand JBL gaining share in 2021
Portable media players and e-readers continue losing relevance
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Wireless speakers to continue seeing strong growth, while the other formats decline
Technological innovation and convenience set to boost category sales
CATEGORY DATA
Table 77 Sales of Portable Players by Category: Volume 2016-2021
Table 78 Sales of Portable Players by Category: Value 2016-2021
Table 79 Sales of Portable Players by Category: % Volume Growth 2016-2021
Table 80 Sales of Portable Players by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
Table 81 NBO Company Shares of Portable Players: % Volume 2017-2021
Table 82 LBN Brand Shares of Portable Players: % Volume 2017-2021
Table 83 Distribution of Portable Players by Channel: % Volume 2016-2021
Table 84 Forecast Sales of Portable Players by Category: Volume 2021-2026
Table 85 Forecast Sales of Portable Players by Category: Value 2021-2026
Table 86 Forecast Sales of Portable Players by Category: % Volume Growth 2021-2026
Table 87 Forecast Sales of Portable Players by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026
MOBILE PHONES IN SOUTH AFRICA
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2021 DEVELOPMENTS
Smartphone sales recover, while feature phones continue on a downward trajectory
Samsung leads, Apple makes gains, Oppo enters the category
E-commerce channel boosted by the pandemic
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Buoyant smartphone sales expected, driven by multifunctionality and the rise in mobile gaming
Mid-priced segment offers scope for growth, while high-end segment remains resilient
CATEGORY DATA
Table 88 Sales of Mobile Phones by Category: Volume 2016-2021
Table 89 Sales of Mobile Phones by Category: Value 2016-2021
Table 90 Sales of Mobile Phones by Category: % Volume Growth 2016-2021
Table 91 Sales of Mobile Phones by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
Table 92 Sales of Smartphones by Screen Size: % Retail Volume 2018-2021
Table 93 NBO Company Shares of Mobile Phones: % Volume 2017-2021
Table 94 LBN Brand Shares of Mobile Phones: % Volume 2018-2021
Table 95 Distribution of Mobile Phones by Channel: % Volume 2017-2021
Table 96 Forecast Sales of Mobile Phones by Category: Volume 2021-2026
Table 97 Forecast Sales of Mobile Phones by Category: Value 2021-2026
Table 98 Forecast Sales of Mobile Phones by Category: % Volume Growth 2021-2026
Table 99 Forecast Sales of Mobile Phones by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026
Table 100 Forecast Sales of Smartphones by Screen Size: % Retail Volume 2021-2026
WEARABLE ELECTRONICS IN SOUTH AFRICA
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2021 DEVELOPMENTS
Wearable electronics driven by health and wellness
Garmin Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd leads wearable electronics, with a strong presence across categories
Store-based retail struggles as e-commerce grows
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Consumers’ desire to stay connected will boost wearables over the forecast period
Affordable brands expected to maintain strong performances
In-store purchasing to recover, while e-commerce continues to grow
CATEGORY DATA
Table 101 Sales of Wearable Electronics by Category: Volume 2016-2021
Table 102 Sales of Wearable Electronics by Category: Value 2016-2021
Table 103 Sales of Wearable Electronics by Category: % Volume Growth 2016-2021
Table 104 Sales of Wearable Electronics by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
Table 105 NBO Company Shares of Wearable Electronics: % Volume 2017-2021
Table 106 LBN Brand Shares of Wearable Electronics: % Volume 2018-2021
Table 107 Distribution of Wearable Electronics by Channel: % Volume 2016-2021
Table 108 Forecast Sales of Wearable Electronics by Category: Volume 2021-2026
Table 109 Forecast Sales of Wearable Electronics by Category: Value 2021-2026
Table 110 Forecast Sales of Wearable Electronics by Category: % Volume Growth 2021-2026
Table 111 Forecast Sales of Wearable Electronics by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026
HEADPHONES IN SOUTH AFRICA
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2021 DEVELOPMENTS
Headphone sales boosted by remote working and home entertainment
JBL leads wireless headbands, followed by Sony and Skullcandy
Competition intensifies in TWS earbuds, but AirPods remains the leading brand
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Flexible working arrangements expected to boost sales over the forecast period
TWS earbuds expected to outperform the rest of the category
Online shopping to maintain strong growth
CATEGORY DATA
Table 112 Sales of Headphones by Category: Volume 2016-2021
Table 113 Sales of Headphones by Category: Value 2016-2021
Table 114 Sales of Headphones by Category: % Volume Growth 2016-2021
Table 115 Sales of Headphones by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
Table 116 NBO Company Shares of Headphones: % Volume 2017-2021
Table 117 LBN Brand Shares of Headphones: % Volume 2018-2021
Table 118 Distribution of Headphones by Channel: % Volume 2016-2021
Table 119 Forecast Sales of Headphones by Category: Volume 2021-2026
Table 120 Forecast Sales of Headphones by Category: Value 2021-2026
Table 121 Forecast Sales of Headphones by Category: % Volume Growth 2021-2026
Table 122 Forecast Sales of Headphones by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026

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