Worldwide Business Use Smartphone Forecast, 2023-2027

Worldwide Business Use Smartphone Forecast, 2023-2027

This IDC study presents the five-year forecast for the worldwide business use of smartphone shipments by operating system (Android and iOS) and user type (consumer, individual liable, and corporate liable). It is part of IDC's continuing research on mobile devices. Findings in this document are based on information gathered from primary and secondary sources during the past six months."Business use smartphone shipments are expected to remain stable over the forecast period, with a five-year CAGR of 2.9%, and YoY volumes will only see a modest 1.0% reduction worldwide," said Bryan Bassett, research manager, IDC's Enterprise Mobility: Workspace and Deployment Strategies program. "Despite the impacts of geopolitical stress and global inflation, businesses remain increasingly dependent on mobile-centric workflows, making smartphones pivotal to the ongoing success of global business strategies."

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Corporate-Liable Smartphones
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Combined Business Use
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