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Worldwide Smartphone Market Forecast, 2016~2020 (3Q 2016 Update)

Worldwide Smartphone Market Forecast, 2016~2020 (3Q 2016 Update)

The report finds that global mobile phone market volume is anticipated to witness 0.5% year-on-year growth in 2016, growing slower than expected, and reach 1.95 billion units, 1.50 billion of which will be contributed by smartphones. The market has dropped to single digits, representing that the market goes through a plateau period. On top of that, MIC predicts that the consolidated share of smartphones priced at USD300 or less will reach over 60% in 2016 with most of them running on Android. It is forecast market volume of Android smartphones will reach nearly 1.3 billion units, with a share of over 80%, in 2016.


  • Device Type
    • Table Worldwide Mobile Phone Market by Device Type, 2013-2020 Unit: Million
    • Table Worldwide Mobile Phone Market Share by Device Type, 2013-2020
  • Region
    • Table Worldwide Smartphone Market by Region, 2013-2020 Unit: Million
    • Table Worldwide Smartphone Market Share by Region, 2013-2020
  • System Technology
    • Table Worldwide Smartphone Market by Price Point, 2013-2020 Unit: Million
    • Table Worldwide Smartphone Market Share by Price Point, 2013-2020
  • Operating System
    • Table Worldwide Smartphone Market by Operating System, 2013-2020 Unit: Million
    • Table Worldwide Smartphone Market Share by Operating System, 2013-2020
  • Intelligence Insight
    • Global Smartphone Market Growth Expected to Grow by 4.2% in 2016
    • Gains Experience in Southeast Asian Market Bolstering Smartphone Market Volume in 2016
    • Low-price and Android OS Smartphones' Global Share Continues on the Rise
  • Appendix
    • Research Scope
    • Product Technology Definitions
      • GSM (Global System for Mobile Communications)
      • GPRS (General Packet Radio Service)
      • EDGE (Enhance Data GSM Environment)
      • WCDMA(Wideband CDMA)
      • TD-SCDMA(Time Division Synchronous CDMA)
      • cdmaOne
      • cdma2000 1X
      • CDMA2000 1x EV-DO (Evolution Data Only)
    • Geographic Definitions
      • North America
      • Latin America
      • Western Europe
      • Eastern Europe
      • Middle East & Africa
      • Asia Pacific

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