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IDC's Worldwide Mobile Phone Tracker Taxonomy, 2018

IDC's Worldwide Mobile Phone Tracker Taxonomy, 2018

This IDC study provides a comprehensive overview of and definitions for mobile phones. The definitions provided in this document represent the scope of IDC's mobile phone research. This taxonomy outlines market segmentations and measurement methodologies for the mobile phone industry, including classification by technology, vendor, geography, and revenue metrics."IDC's mobile phone taxonomy presents a standardized and detailed framework of the mobile phone market," said Ryan Reith, program vice president for IDC's Mobile Phone, Personal Computing Device, Wearable, and AR/VR Trackers. "The taxonomy document serves as a guideline for users to better understand and use IDC mobile phone research."


IDC's Worldwide Mobile Phone Taxonomy
Mobile Phone Taxonomy Changes for 2018
Taxonomy Overview
Definitions
Mobile Phone Taxonomy
Mobile Phone
Product Category
Feature Phone
Smartphone
Product/Product Detail
Brand
Vendor
Company
Technology Segmentations
Air Interface/Generation
5G Devices
Secondary Air Interface
CDMA Enabled
WCDMA Enabled
Aspect Ratio
Application Processor Information
Bluetooth
Display Type
Dual Rear Camera
Dual SIM
Fingerprint Reader
Form Factor
GPS
Input Method
Megapixels Band
NFC
OS
OS Variant
OS Version
Price Band
Primary Memory Card
RAM (GB)
RAM Band (GB)
Screen Resolution
Screen Size
Screen Size Band
Smartphone Class
Storage (GB)
Storage Band
Waterproofing
Channel/Channel Group
Direct — Internet
Direct — Store
Direct — Inbound/Outbound
Indirect — Dealer/VAR/SI
Indirect — eTailer
Indirect — Retail
Indirect — Telco
Segment/Segment Group
Commercial
Consumer
Geographic Segmentation
Market Metrics
Shipments
"Sales In," "Sales Through," and "Sales Out"
Average Selling Price
Value (or Shipment Value)
Installed Base
Exchange Rates
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Methodology
Synopsis

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