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Android Operating System Platform - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics

  • ID: 2255352
  • Report
  • May 2020
  • Region: Global
  • 179 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc
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Amid the COVID-19 crisis and the looming economic recession, the Android Operating System Platform market worldwide will grow by a projected 490.7 Million Units, during the analysis period, driven by a revised compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.6%. Smartphones, one of the segments analyzed and sized in this study, is forecast to grow at over 3.8% and reach a market size of 2.2 Billion Units by the end of the analysis period. An unusual period in history, the coronavirus pandemic has unleashed a series of unprecedented events affecting every industry. The Smartphones market will be reset to a new normal which going forward in a post COVID-19 era will be continuously redefined and redesigned. Staying on top of trends and accurate analysis is paramount now more than ever to manage uncertainty, change and continuously adapt to new and evolving market conditions.

As part of the new emerging geographic scenario, the United States is forecast to readjust to a 2.2% CAGR. Within Europe, the region worst hit by the pandemic, Germany will add over 11.8 Million Units to the region's size over the next 7 to 8 years. In addition, over 12.3 Million Units worth of projected demand in the region will come from Rest of the European markets. In Japan, the Smartphones segment will reach a market size of 118.6 Million Units by the close of the analysis period. Blamed for the pandemic, significant political and economic challenges confront China. Amid the growing push for decoupling and economic distancing, the changing relationship between China and the rest of the world will influence competition and opportunities in the Android Operating System Platform market. Against this backdrop and the changing geopolitical, business and consumer sentiments, the world’s second largest economy will grow at 6.9% over the next couple of years and add approximately 157.8 Million Units in terms of addressable market opportunity. Continuous monitoring for emerging signs of a possible new world order post-COVID-19 crisis is a must for aspiring businesses and their astute leaders seeking to find success in the now changing Android Operating System Platform market landscape. All research viewpoints presented are based on validated engagements from influencers in the market, whose opinions supersede all other research methodologies.

Competitors identified in this market include, among others:

Acer Inc, AsusTek Computer Inc, BBK Electronics Corporation, Best Tablet Company, Blackberry Limited, Fujitsu Limited, Gionee Communication Equipment Co, Ltd, Google Inc, HP Development Company, L.P, HTC Corporation, Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd, LAVA International Ltd, Lenovo Group Ltd, LG Electronics, Micromax Informatics Ltd, Motorola Mobility LLC, Nokia Corporation, Panasonic Corp, Samsung Electronics Co, Ltd, Sony Mobile Communications Inc, ZTE Corporation

The global analysis and forecast periods covered within the report are 2020-2027 (Current & Future Analysis) and 2012-2019 (Historic Review). Research estimates are provided for 2020, while research projections cover the period 2021-2027.
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I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & REPORT SCOPE

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. MARKET OVERVIEW
Android Operating System (OS) Platform: The Ubiquitous, Low-Cost and Unassailable Driving Force behind Mobile Devices
Recent Market Activity
Android OS Emerges as the Clear Market Leader in Mobile Devices
Android Operating System Platform Versions Launched to Date: Version, Code Name, Launch Date, and Key Features
Android’s Affordability Fuel Large-Scale Adoption in Mobile Devices
Free Android OS Platform: The Preferred Choice of Smartphone Vendors
Decline of Established Mobile OS Platforms Catapults Android to the Dominant Position
Android Continues to Dominate the Overall Connected Devices Market
Expanding Applications Signal Market Expansion Opportunities
Global Market Outlook
Developing Regions: Hot Spots for Ongoing Market Growth
Developed Regions Remain Important Markets
Global Competitor Market Shares
Android Operating System Platform Competitor Market Share Scenario Worldwide (in %): 2020 & 2029
Impact of Covid-19 and a Looming Global Recession

2. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS
Amazon.com, Inc. (USA)
Acer Inc. (Taiwan)
AsusTek Computer Inc. (Taiwan)
BBK Electronics Corporation (China)
OPPO Electronics Corp. (China)
Best Tablet Company (UK)
Blackberry Limited (Canada)
Fujitsu Limited (Japan)
Gionee Communication Equipment Co Ltd. (China)
Google Inc. (USA)
HP Development Company, L.P. (USA)
HTC Corporation (Taiwan)
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. (China)
LAVA International Ltd. (India)
Lenovo Group Ltd. (China)
Motorola Mobility LLC (USA)
LG Electronics Inc. (South Korea)
Micromax Informatics Ltd. (India)
Nokia Corporation (Finland)
Panasonic Corporation (Japan)
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (South Korea)
Sharp Corporation (Japan)
Sony Mobile Communications Inc. (Japan)
Toshiba Corporation (Japan)
Xiaomi Inc. (China)
ZTE Corporation (China)

3. MARKET TRENDS & DRIVERS
Surging Demand for Android Smartphones: The Fundamental Growth Driver for Android OS Platform
‘Versatility’: The Hallmark of Android Smartphones
Despite Decline in Shipments, Feature-Rich and Advanced Android Tablets Sustain Consumer Interest
Google Tango Revolutionizing AR Technology
Android Tablets with the Detachables Technology
Macro Trends in Mobile Devices Ecosystem Strengthen Growth Prospects for Android OS Platform
Penetration of 4G Mobile Networks
Uptrend in Mobile Internet Usage
Rising Popularity of Mobile Video
Social Networking on the Move
Mobile Messaging
Android Wear 2.0: The Next Big Thing for Android OS Platform
Superior Attributes of Android Auto Drive Widespread Proliferation in the Automotive Industry
Android Aims to Foray into TV Entertainment Segment through Android TV
Google Play Elevates Android’s Image
Android Aims to Make Inroads into Apple iOS Dominated High-End Phone Segment
Android Devices Gain Traction in Enterprise Vertical
High Thrust on Enterprise Mobility Builds Momentum
Favorable Demographic & Socio-Economic Trends Augur Well for Market Growth
Rapid Growth in Urban Households
Rising Living Standards
Burgeoning Middle Class Population
Key Issues & Challenges Hampering Long Term Prospects for Android OS Platform
Fragmentation Remains a Major Concern
App Developers Continue to Face Challenges
Forked Version Weaken Google’s Hold on Android
Apps from Unreliable Sources Pose Security Threat
Android Based Smartphones More Prone to Security Breaches?

4. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE
TABLE 1: Android Operating System Platform Global Market Estimates and Forecasts in Thousand Units by Region/Country: 2020-2027
TABLE 2: Android Operating System Platform Global Retrospective Market Scenario in Thousand Units by Region/Country: 2012-2019
TABLE 3: Android Operating System Platform Market Share Shift across Key Geographies Worldwide: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
TABLE 4: Smartphones (Application) Global Opportunity Assessment in Thousand Units by Region/Country: 2020-2027
TABLE 5: Smartphones (Application) Historic Sales Analysis in Thousand Units by Region/Country: 2012-2019
TABLE 6: Smartphones (Application) Percentage Share Breakdown of Global Sales by Region/Country: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
TABLE 7: Tablets (Application) Worldwide Sales in Thousand Units by Region/Country: 2020-2027
TABLE 8: Tablets (Application) Historic Demand Patterns in Thousand Units by Region/Country: 2012-2019
TABLE 9: Tablets (Application) Market Share Shift across Key Geographies: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

III. MARKET ANALYSIS

GEOGRAPHIC MARKET ANALYSIS

UNITED STATES
Market Facts & Figures
US Android Operating System Platform Market Share (in %) by Company: 2020 & 2025
Market Analytics
TABLE 10: United States Android Operating System Platform Latent Demand Forecasts in Thousand Units by Application: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 11: Android Operating System Platform Historic Demand Patterns in the United States by Application in Thousand Units for 2012-2019
TABLE 12: Android Operating System Platform Market Share Breakdown in the United States by Application: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
CANADA
TABLE 13: Canadian Android Operating System Platform Market Quantitative Demand Analysis in Thousand Units by Application: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 14: Android Operating System Platform Market in Canada: Summarization of Historic Demand Patterns in Thousand Units by Application for 2012-2019
TABLE 15: Canadian Android Operating System Platform Market Share Analysis by Application: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
JAPAN
TABLE 16: Japanese Demand Estimates and Forecasts for Android Operating System Platform in Thousand Units by Application: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 17: Japanese Android Operating System Platform Market in Thousand Units by Application: 2012-2019
TABLE 18: Android Operating System Platform Market Share Shift in Japan by Application: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
CHINA
TABLE 19: Chinese Demand for Android Operating System Platform in Thousand Units by Application: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 20: Android Operating System Platform Market Review in China in Thousand Units by Application: 2012-2019
TABLE 21: Chinese Android Operating System Platform Market Share Breakdown by Application: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
EUROPE
Market Facts & Figures
European Android Operating System Platform Market: Competitor Market Share Scenario (in %) for 2020 & 2025
Market Analytics
TABLE 22: European Android Operating System Platform Market Demand Scenario in Thousand Units by Region/Country: 2020-2027
TABLE 23: Android Operating System Platform Market in Europe: A Historic Market Perspective in Thousand Units by Region/Country for the Period 2012-2019
TABLE 24: European Android Operating System Platform Market Share Shift by Region/Country: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
TABLE 25: European Android Operating System Platform Addressable Market Opportunity in Thousand Units by Application: 2020-2027
TABLE 26: Android Operating System Platform Market in Europe: Summarization of Historic Demand in Thousand Units by Application for the Period 2012-2019
TABLE 27: European Android Operating System Platform Market Share Analysis by Application: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
FRANCE
TABLE 28: Android Operating System Platform Quantitative Demand Analysis in France in Thousand Units by Application: 2020-2027
TABLE 29: French Android Operating System Platform Historic Market Review in Thousand Units by Application: 2012-2019
TABLE 30: French Android Operating System Platform Market Share Analysis: A 17-Year Perspective by Application for 2012, 2020, and 2027
GERMANY
TABLE 31: Android Operating System Platform Market in Germany: Annual Sales Estimates and Forecasts in Thousand Units by Application for the Period 2020-2027
TABLE 32: German Android Operating System Platform Market in Retrospect in Thousand Units by Application: 2012-2019
TABLE 33: Android Operating System Platform Market Share Distribution in Germany by Application: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
ITALY
TABLE 34: Italian Demand for Android Operating System Platform in Thousand Units by Application: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 35: Android Operating System Platform Market Review in Italy in Thousand Units by Application: 2012-2019
TABLE 36: Italian Android Operating System Platform Market Share Breakdown by Application: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
UNITED KINGDOM
TABLE 37: United Kingdom Demand Estimates and Forecasts for Android Operating System Platform in Thousand Units by Application: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 38: United Kingdom Android Operating System Platform Market in Thousand Units by Application: 2012-2019
TABLE 39: Android Operating System Platform Market Share Shift in the United Kingdom by Application: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
SPAIN
TABLE 40: Spanish Android Operating System Platform Market Quantitative Demand Analysis in Thousand Units by Application: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 41: Android Operating System Platform Market in Spain: Summarization of Historic Demand Patterns in Thousand Units by Application for 2012-2019
TABLE 42: Spanish Android Operating System Platform Market Share Analysis by Application: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
RUSSIA
TABLE 43: Russian Android Operating System Platform Latent Demand Forecasts in Thousand Units by Application: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 44: Android Operating System Platform Historic Demand Patterns in Russia by Application in Thousand Units for 2012-2019
TABLE 45: Android Operating System Platform Market Share Breakdown in Russia by Application: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
REST OF EUROPE
TABLE 46: Rest of Europe Android Operating System Platform Addressable Market Opportunity in Thousand Units by Application: 2020-2027
TABLE 47: Android Operating System Platform Market in Rest of Europe: Summarization of Historic Demand in Thousand Units by Application for the Period 2012-2019
TABLE 48: Rest of Europe Android Operating System Platform Market Share Analysis by Application: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
ASIA-PACIFIC
TABLE 49: Asia-Pacific Android Operating System Platform Market Estimates and Forecasts in Thousand Units by Region/Country: 2020-2027
TABLE 50: Android Operating System Platform Market in Asia-Pacific: Historic Market Analysis in Thousand Units by Region/Country for the Period 2012-2019
TABLE 51: Asia-Pacific Android Operating System Platform Market Share Analysis by Region/Country: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
TABLE 52: Android Operating System Platform Quantitative Demand Analysis in Asia-Pacific in Thousand Units by Application: 2020-2027
TABLE 53: Asia-Pacific Android Operating System Platform Historic Market Review in Thousand Units by Application: 2012-2019
TABLE 54: Asia-Pacific Android Operating System Platform Market Share Analysis: A 17-Year Perspective by Application for 2012, 2020, and 2027
AUSTRALIA
TABLE 55: Android Operating System Platform Market in Australia: Annual Sales Estimates and Forecasts in Thousand Units by Application for the Period 2020-2027
TABLE 56: Australian Android Operating System Platform Market in Retrospect in Thousand Units by Application: 2012-2019
TABLE 57: Android Operating System Platform Market Share Distribution in Australia by Application: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
INDIA
TABLE 58: Indian Android Operating System Platform Market Quantitative Demand Analysis in Thousand Units by Application: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 59: Android Operating System Platform Market in India: Summarization of Historic Demand Patterns in Thousand Units by Application for 2012-2019
TABLE 60: Indian Android Operating System Platform Market Share Analysis by Application: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
SOUTH KOREA
TABLE 61: Android Operating System Platform Market in South Korea: Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis in Thousand Units by Application for the Period 2018-2027
TABLE 62: South Korean Android Operating System Platform Historic Market Analysis in Thousand Units by Application: 2012-2019
TABLE 63: Android Operating System Platform Market Share Distribution in South Korea by Application: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC
TABLE 64: Rest of Asia-Pacific Demand Estimates and Forecasts for Android Operating System Platform in Thousand Units by Application: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 65: Rest of Asia-Pacific Android Operating System Platform Market in Thousand Units by Application: 2012-2019
TABLE 66: Android Operating System Platform Market Share Shift in Rest of Asia-Pacific by Application: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
LATIN AMERICA
TABLE 67: Latin American Android Operating System Platform Market Trends by Region/Country in Thousand Units: 2020-2027
TABLE 68: Android Operating System Platform Market in Latin America in Thousand Units by Region/Country: A Historic Perspective for the Period 2012-2019
TABLE 69: Latin American Android Operating System Platform Market Percentage Breakdown of Sales by Region/Country: 2012, 2020, and 2027
TABLE 70: Latin American Demand for Android Operating System Platform in Thousand Units by Application: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 71: Android Operating System Platform Market Review in Latin America in Thousand Units by Application: 2012-2019
TABLE 72: Latin American Android Operating System Platform Market Share Breakdown by Application: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
ARGENTINA
TABLE 73: Argentinean Android Operating System Platform Addressable Market Opportunity in Thousand Units by Application: 2020-2027
TABLE 74: Android Operating System Platform Market in Argentina: Summarization of Historic Demand in Thousand Units by Application for the Period 2012-2019
TABLE 75: Argentinean Android Operating System Platform Market Share Analysis by Application: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
BRAZIL
TABLE 76: Android Operating System Platform Quantitative Demand Analysis in Brazil in Thousand Units by Application: 2020-2027
TABLE 77: Brazilian Android Operating System Platform Historic Market Review in Thousand Units by Application: 2012-2019
TABLE 78: Brazilian Android Operating System Platform Market Share Analysis: A 17-Year Perspective by Application for 2012, 2020, and 2027
MEXICO
TABLE 79: Android Operating System Platform Market in Mexico: Annual Sales Estimates and Forecasts in Thousand Units by Application for the Period 2020-2027
TABLE 80: Mexican Android Operating System Platform Market in Retrospect in Thousand Units by Application: 2012-2019
TABLE 81: Android Operating System Platform Market Share Distribution in Mexico by Application: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
REST OF LATIN AMERICA
TABLE 82: Rest of Latin America Android Operating System Platform Latent Demand Forecasts in Thousand Units by Application: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 83: Android Operating System Platform Historic Demand Patterns in Rest of Latin America by Application in Thousand Units for 2012-2019
TABLE 84: Android Operating System Platform Market Share Breakdown in Rest of Latin America by Application: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
MIDDLE EAST
TABLE 85: The Middle East Android Operating System Platform Market Estimates and Forecasts in Thousand Units by Region/Country: 2020-2027
TABLE 86: Android Operating System Platform Market in the Middle East by Region/Country in Thousand Units: 2012-2019
TABLE 87: The Middle East Android Operating System Platform Market Share Breakdown by Region/Country: 2012, 2020, and 2027
TABLE 88: The Middle East Android Operating System Platform Market Quantitative Demand Analysis in Thousand Units by Application: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 89: Android Operating System Platform Market in the Middle East: Summarization of Historic Demand Patterns in Thousand Units by Application for 2012-2019
TABLE 90: The Middle East Android Operating System Platform Market Share Analysis by Application: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
IRAN
TABLE 91: Iranian Demand Estimates and Forecasts for Android Operating System Platform in Thousand Units by Application: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 92: Iranian Android Operating System Platform Market in Thousand Units by Application: 2012-2019
TABLE 93: Android Operating System Platform Market Share Shift in Iran by Application: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
ISRAEL
TABLE 94: Israeli Android Operating System Platform Addressable Market Opportunity in Thousand Units by Application: 2020-2027
TABLE 95: Android Operating System Platform Market in Israel: Summarization of Historic Demand in Thousand Units by Application for the Period 2012-2019
TABLE 96: Israeli Android Operating System Platform Market Share Analysis by Application: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
SAUDI ARABIA
TABLE 97: Saudi Arabian Demand for Android Operating System Platform in Thousand Units by Application: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 98: Android Operating System Platform Market Review in Saudi Arabia in Thousand Units by Application: 2012-2019
TABLE 99: Saudi Arabian Android Operating System Platform Market Share Breakdown by Application: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
TABLE 100: Android Operating System Platform Market in the United Arab Emirates: Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis in Thousand Units by Application for the Period 2018-2027
TABLE 101: United Arab Emirates Android Operating System Platform Historic Market Analysis in Thousand Units by Application: 2012-2019
TABLE 102: Android Operating System Platform Market Share Distribution in United Arab Emirates by Application: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
REST OF MIDDLE EAST
TABLE 103: Android Operating System Platform Market in Rest of Middle East: Annual Sales Estimates and Forecasts in Thousand Units by Application for the Period 2020-2027
TABLE 104: Rest of Middle East Android Operating System Platform Market in Retrospect in Thousand Units by Application: 2012-2019
TABLE 105: Android Operating System Platform Market Share Distribution in Rest of Middle East by Application: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027
AFRICA
TABLE 106: African Android Operating System Platform Latent Demand Forecasts in Thousand Units by Application: 2020 to 2027
TABLE 107: Android Operating System Platform Historic Demand Patterns in Africa by Application in Thousand Units for 2012-2019
TABLE 108: Android Operating System Platform Market Share Breakdown in Africa by Application: 2012 VS 2020 VS 2027

IV. COMPETITION
Total Companies Profiled: 41
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