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Global Memory Cards Market 2017-2021

Global Memory Cards Market 2017-2021

About Memory Cards

A memory card is a device that stores digital information. It is used in mobile phones, cameras, camcorders, tablets, and phablets. Memory cards are non-volatile and can be reprogrammed multiple times. Memory cards are highly adopted because of their compact size and high storage capacity of up to 1TB. However, these storage devices are more susceptible to data loss and corruption. Hence, they must be handled with care.Technavio’s analysts forecast the global memory cards market to decline at a CAGR of (0.44%) during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global memory cards market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from new shipments/sales of memory cards.The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Memory Cards Market 2017-2021, 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
  • SanDisk
  • Kingston Technology
  • Lexar
  • ADATA Technology
  • Transcend Information
  • Samsung Group
  • Sony
  • Toshiba
Other prominent vendors
  • Cactus Technologies
  • Delkin Devices
  • Eye-Fi
  • KINGMAX Technology
  • PNY Technologies
  • Starline International Group
  • Team Group
Market driver
  • Requirement for storage devices in cameras and camcorders
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Rise in use of cloud storage
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Increasing need of high capacity solution
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2021 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 Releases

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Memory Cards Market 2017-2021

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global memory cards market: SanDisk, Kingston Technology, Lexar, ADATA Technology, Transcend Information, Samsung Group, Sony, and Toshiba.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Cactus Technologies, Delkin Devices, Eye-Fi, KINGMAX Technology, PNY Technologies, Starline International Group, and Team Group.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “The latest trend gaining momentum in the market is increasing need of high capacity solution. With the increased penetration of Internet worldwide, it is expected that the number of connected things will be tripled by 2020. This will increase the amount of data transactions, ultimately fueling the need for storage devices with high capacity. As per SD Association, it is expected that 44 trillion GB of data will be created and copied, by 2020. To accommodate this huge growth in data, SD Association has laid down higher bandwidth specifications, which will provide end-users an option to choose from various memory cards.”

According to the report, one of the major drivers for this market is Requirement for storage devices in cameras and camcorders. The popularity of photography is gaining momentum worldwide. With the rise in the number of social platforms like Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter, people are learning tips and tricks to enhance their photography skills to gain appreciation. This increasing familiarity of various features of photography among people is pushing the demand for high-pixel digital cameras and camcorders. The number of pixel in a camera determines the quality of a picture. Therefore, higher the pixel in cameras, higher the quality of pictures and higher the quality of pictures, larger the space required to store them.

Further, the report states that one of the major factors hindering the growth of this market is Rise in use of cloud storage. Cloud storage is a new and more optimized technology of storage media. In cloud storage, data are stored online in the cloud and are accessible from multiple connected points. It is highly recoverable and provides better accessibility, strong security features, and rapid deployment. Cloud storage can archive data and recover it in case of any disaster.

Companies Mentioned

SanDisk, Kingston Technology, Lexar, ADATA Technology, Transcend Information, Samsung Group, Sony, Toshiba, Cactus Technologies, Delkin Devices, Eye-Fi, KINGMAX Technology, PNY Technologies, Starline International Group, and Team Group.

  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research Methodology
  • Introduction
    • Market outline
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Global memory cards market overview
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global memory cards market ($ billions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by application
    • Market overview
      • Table Global memory cards market by application (% share)
      • Table Global memory cards market by application ($ billions)
    • Communication devices
      • Table Global memory cards market segmentation by communication devices ($ billions)
    • Cameras and camcorders
      • Table Global memory cards market segmentation by cameras and camcorders ($ billions)
  • Market segmentation by type
    • Market overview
      • Table Global memory cards market by type (% share)
      • Table Global memory cards market by type ($ billions)
    • Multimedia card
      • Table Global memory cards market by MMC ($ billions)
    • Memory stick
      • Table Global memory cards market by memory stick ($ billions)
    • Compact flash
      • Table Global memory cards market by compact flash ($ billions)
    • SD card
      • Table Global memory cards market by SD cards ($ billions)
    • SD card by type
      • Table Physical difference between micro SD card, SD card, and mini SD card
      • Table Global SD card market by type (% share)
      • Table Global SD card market by type ($ billions)
    • Micro SD card
      • Table Global SD card market by micro SD card ($ billions)
    • SD card
      • Table Global SD card market by SD card ($ billions)
    • Mini SD card
      • Table Global SD card market by mini SD card ($ billions)
  • Market segmentation by geography
    • Market overview
      • Table Global memory cards market by geography (% share)
      • Table Global memory cards market by geography ($ billions)
    • Market in Americas
      • Table Memory cards market in Americas ($ billions)
    • Market in EMEA
      • Table Memory cards market in EMEA ($ billions)
    • Market in APAC
      • Table Memory cards market in APAC ($ billions)
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
    • Market challenges
  • Market trends
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
  • Key vendor analysis
    • Table Other prominent vendors in global memory cards market
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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