About AC and DC Adapters
An AC and DC adapter is a type of external power supply often enclosed in an AC plug. The adapter is also known as a plug pack, adapter block, line power adapter, domestic mains adapter, power adapter, and wall wart power brick. AC adapters are used to power electrical devices, which do not contain internal components, to derive the required voltage from the mains power.
Technavio’s analysts forecast the global AC and DC adapters market to grow at a CAGR of 2.09% during the period 2016-2020.
Covered in this report
The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global AC and DC adapters market for the period 2016-2020. To calculate the market size, the report considers revenue generated from the shipment of AC and DC adapters to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).
The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:
Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global AC and DC Adapters Market 2016-2020
Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Global AC and DC Adapters Market: Anoma, Belkin, Delta Electronics, Dialog Semiconductor, Flextronics, Jeckson Electronics, Lester Electrical, Minwa Electronics, Panasonic and Salcomp.
Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “Although these mobile devices are developed with increased operational efficiency, battery chargers play a key role. This increases the need to charge devices frequently. However, problems such as lack of power sockets and compatibility issues of charger pins with other mobile devices make charging with conventional chargers difficult. The deployment of a common platform for charging devices in public places has become popular. Many public places such as railway stations, airports, and shopping malls have charging platforms. This leads to growth in the AC and DC adapters market.”
According to the report, the growing popularity of mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets, and smartwatches is one of the major drivers contributing to the growth in the global AC and DC adapters market. Mobile technology enables people to access the internet, which has made access to data, business information, and email easy for users at any time and any location. Power-intensive applications in mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets consume a great amount of power, thus requiring effective battery backup. Therefore, the demand for efficient battery chargers is increasing, leading to growth in the AC and DC adapters market.
Further, the report states that growing popularity of wireless charging is hindering the market growth.
Anoma, Belkin, Delta Electronics, Dialog Semiconductor, Flextronics, Jeckson Electronics, Lester Electrical, Minwa Electronics, Panasonic, Salcomp.
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