Consumer Electronics in South Korea

Consumer Electronics in South Korea

Consumer electronics is expected to post positive volume sales growth in 2021. Portable consumer electronics is set to see the highest growth in the category, mainly driven by TWS earbuds, smartphones, and wearable electronics. Meanwhile, poor expected sales in wireless earphones, imaging devices, e-readers, and portable media players will dampen growth. Computers and peripherals is set to grow its volume sales, especially via sales of laptops and in-home consumers electronics will benefit from...

Euromonitor International's Consumer Electronics in South Korea 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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Consumer Electronics in South Korea
Euromonitor International
August 2021
List Of Contents And Tables
CONSUMER ELECTRONICS IN SOUTH KOREA
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Consumer electronics in 2021: The big picture
Home entertainment industry supports growth of consumer electronics
Domestic manufacturers maintain strong presence despite the exit of LG Electronics from smartphones
COVID-19 boosts e-commerce growth but in-store retailing channels retain strong presence
Consumer electronics set to continue growing, albeit at a slower rate
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 KOREA
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2021 DEVELOPMENTS
Home seclusion and mining bitcoin trend boosts computers and peripherals growth
Domestic players maintain the strong category shares
COVID-19 pandemic accelerates the approach of the e-commerce era
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Declining sales of computers and peripherals expected if COVID-19 vaccine roll out is successful
Bigger screen sizes for monitors expected to be key trend
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 KOREA
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2021 DEVELOPMENTS
Growing car entertainment industry not supporting after-sale purchases
Decreasing sales encourages major manufacturers to seek new avenues for profit
Rise of e-commerce is reducing other non-grocery specialists share
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Rapid decreases expected for in-car entertainment due to the rise of smartphones and continuing unemployment rates
In-car entertainment manufacturers will need to target new consumer base to drive 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 KOREA
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2021 DEVELOPMENTS
The popularity of home theatre instead of going to movie theatre
Growth for domestic companies and decline for Japanese players
Offline channel as dominant distribution channel but declining
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Continual declines expected for digital media player docks and audio separates
Other OTT services set to enter South Korea and somewhat mitigate category declines
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 KOREA
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2021 DEVELOPMENTS
Growth of home activities drives interest in large premium televisions
Despite the growing popularity of bigger screens, smaller screen televisions gain ground for gaming purposes
Offline channels remain dominant despite rise of e-commerce
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Home video sales expected to decelerate if COVID-19 vaccine is a success
8K UHD resolution set to drive growth of televisions
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 KOREA
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2021 DEVELOPMENTS
Advances in smartphone cameras and pandemic home seclusion reduce sales of imaging devices
Imaging devices increasingly enhanced with high resolution technology
Increasing e-commerce presence during COVID-19 pandemic
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
YouTube content creators to increasingly become key category consumers
Rising popularity of analogue cameras among MZ generations
Manufacturers continue to enhance in-store experience despite accelerating growth of e-commerce
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 KOREA
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2021 DEVELOPMENTS
Growth of portable players driven by wireless speakers
Major telecommunications firms remained leading position
Electronics and appliance specialist retailers lead distribution, with e-commerce in second place
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Wireless speaker supporting the future growth of portable players
Declining sales anticipated for e-readers despite growing popularity of e-books
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 KOREA
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2021 DEVELOPMENTS
Samsung Electronics and Apple gain significant share thanks to the exit of LG Electronics
Increasing separation of smartphone and contract purchases
COVID-19 continues to negatively impact share of electronics and appliance specialist retailers
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Smartphones sales set to grow thanks to continued innovation and regular new launches
Feature phones category to shrink as 2G services are terminated
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 KOREA
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2021 DEVELOPMENTS
Increased health concerns amongst consumers drives category growth
Wearable electronics remains dominated by multinational companies
Wearable electronics mainly distributed via e-commerce
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Healthcare technology fostering the growth of wearable electronics
Samsung and Google developing their wearable platform together
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 KOREA
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2021 DEVELOPMENTS
Dynamic growth of TWS earbuds drives headphones sales
Headphones led by smartphone manufacturers
E-commerce extends dominance in headphones
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Premium products set to stimulate growth of headphones
Rising interest in OTT and audio book content anticipated to support category 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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