TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Secure Digital Card market to grow at a CAGR of -5.3 percent over the period 2011-2015. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing demand for storage devices in smartphones. The Global Secure Digital Card market has also been witnessing the introduction of high-density memory cards. However, the increasing penetration of smartphones not compatible with secure digital (SD) cards could pose a challenge to the growth of this market.
TechNavio's report, the Global Secure Digital Card Market 2011-2015 has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the Americas, and the EMEA and APAC regions; it also covers the Global Secure Digital Card market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.
The key vendors dominating this market space are Kingston Technology Co., SanDisk Corp., Toshiba Electronics Europe, and Transcend Information Inc.
Key questions answered in this report:
What will the market size be in 2015 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?
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01. Executive Summary
03. Market Coverage
04. Market Landscape
04.1 Market Size and Forecast
04.2 Product Segmentation
04.3 End-user Segmentation
04.4 Five Forces Analysis
05. Geographical Segmentation
06. Key Leading Countries
07. Vendor Landscape
08. Buying Criteria
09. Market Growth Drivers
10. Drivers and their Impact
11. Market Challenges
12. Impact of Drivers and Challenges
13. Market Trends
14. Key Vendor Analysis
14.1 Kingston Technology Co.
14.2 SanDisk Corp.
14.3 Toshiba Electronics Europe
14.4 Transcend Information Inc.
15. Other Reports in this Series
List of Exhibits:
Exhibit 1: Global Secure Digital Card Market 2011-2015 (US$ million)
Exhibit 2: Global Secure Digital Card Market 2011-2015 (million units)
Exhibit 3: Global Secure Digital Card Market 2011-2015 by Year-over-year Growth Rate of Unit Shipments
Exhibit 4: Global Secure Digital Card Market by Product Segmentation 2011
Exhibit 5: Global Secure Digital Card Market by End-user Segmentation 2011
Exhibit 6: Global Secure Digital Card Market by Geographical Segmentation 2011
Exhibit 7: Smartphone Penetration in Developed Markets 2011
Exhibit 8: Global Secure Digital Card Market by Vendor Segmentation 2011
Exhibit 9: Global Smartphone Operating System Market by Vendor Segmentation 2011-2015
Exhibit 10: Global Smartphone Operating System Market by Year-over-year Growth Rate 2011-2015
Exhibit 11: Market Share of Android and iOS in the US 2011
Exhibit 12: Market Share of Android and iOS in Western Europe 2011
Exhibit 13: Global Secure Digital Card Market 2011-2015 by Average Selling Price (US$)
TechNavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report - Global Secure Digital Card Market 2011-2015
TechNavio today launched its report, Global Secure Digital Card Market 2011-2015, based on an in-depth analysis covering the Americas, and the EMEA and APAC regions. The report aims to aid decision makers'understanding of the present and future landscape of the market.
Commenting on the report, an analyst from TechNavio's Hardware team said: ''Vendors are offering such high storage capacity products to retain customers and gain a customer base from other storage products. Moreover, there is a trend among customers, especially among youngsters, of owning memory cards with high storage capacities. To capitalize on this trend, vendors are providing SD cards with high storage capacities.''
According to the report, the introduction of a new generation of technology in the Communication industry through high-end cell phones and smartphones is driving the demand for increased storage capacities from consumers. The availability of advanced and integrated solutions in smartphones drives consumers to exploit the advantages of these features. As a result of the availability of such features, consumers are in need of high storage capacities to store the files from audio, video, and multimedia applications. To meet this demand, consumers are increasing their usage of memory cards because of their light weight and increased storage capacity.
Further, the report reveals that one of the key challenges for this market is the availability of voluminous in-built memory in high-end gadgets.
The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to a SWOT analysis of the key vendors.