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Global AC and DC Adapter Market 2016-2020

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:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global AC and DC Adapters Market 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • Anoma
  • Belkin
  • Delta Electronics
  • Dialog Semiconductor
  • Flextronics
  • Jeckson Electronics
  • Lester Electrical
  • Minwa Electronics
  • Panasonic
  • Salcomp
Market driver
  • Growth in electronics industry
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Growing popularity of wireless charging
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Rising need for common charging platform
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2020 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


Press Release

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.

Companies Mentioned

Anoma, Belkin, Delta Electronics, Dialog Semiconductor, Flextronics, Jeckson Electronics, Lester Electrical, Minwa Electronics, Panasonic, Salcomp.

  • Executive Summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
      • Table Standard currency conversion rates
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
      • Table Causes and effects of selecting wrong adapter
      • Table Mains voltage and frequency by country, territory, and island
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Segmentation of global AC and DC adapters market
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global AC and DC adapters market 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by application
    • Segmentation of global AC and DC adapters market by application
      • Table Segmentation of global AC and DC adapters market by application 2015-2020 (% share)
      • Table Segmentation of global AC and DC adapters market by application 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • AC and DC adapters market in smartphone segment
      • Table AC and DC adapters market in smartphone segment ($ billions)
    • AC and DC adapters market in laptop segment
      • Table AC and DC adapters market in laptop segment ($ billions)
    • AC and DC adapters market in feature phone segment
      • Table AC and DC adapters market in feature phone segment ($ millions)
    • AC and DC adapters market in tablet segment
      • Table AC and DC adapters market in tablet segment ($ millions)
    • AC and DC adapters market in DSC segment
      • Table AC and DC adapters market in DSC segment ($ millions)
    • AC and DC adapters market in portable gaming device segment
      • Table AC and DC adapters market in portable gaming device segment ($ millions)
    • AC and DC adapters market in smartwatch segment
      • Table AC and DC adapters market in smartwatch segment ($ millions)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Segmentation of global AC and DC adapters market by geography
      • Table Segmentation of global AC and DC adapters market by geography 2015-2020 (% share)
      • Table Segmentation of AC and DC adapters market by geography 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • AC and DC adapters market in Americas
      • Table AC and DC adapters market in Americas 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • AC and DC adapters market in APAC
      • Table AC and DC adapters market in APAC 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • AC and DC adapters market in EMEA
      • Table AC and DC adapters market in EMEA 2015-2020 ($ millions)
  • Market drivers
    • Growth in electronics industry
    • Rising demand for wearables
    • Increased need for safe chargers
      • Table Recent fire accidents
    • Strong need for mobile applications
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
    • Growing popularity of wireless charging
    • Popularity of power banks
    • Short time to market
    • Declining sales of laptops
    • Presence of grey market for AC and DC adapters
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Rising need for common charging platform
    • Growing popularity of universal power adapters
    • Increasing use of tablets in education and healthcare sectors
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Vendor landscape
      • Table Product portfolio
      • Table Key clients
      • Table Key news
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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