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Smartphone, Tablet & Modem Market 2017

  • ID: 4211377
  • Report
  • Region: Global
  • 237 Pages
  • Forward Concepts
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In 2016, Smartphone Shipments Grew by 7% Overall from 1.3 Billion to 1.4 Billion Units

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Aircel
  • Gionee
  • LG
  • Personal Telecom
  • Tele2 Russia (Rostelecom)
  • Verizon
  • MORE

This report provides a detailed market analysis of all significant smartphones, wireless-connected tablets (cellular & Wi-Fi) and modems. Five-year forecasts are provided in considerable detail for each. In addition, smartphone and non-smart cellphones are forecast for all global regions.

The report also provides 2016 quarterly unit shipments and YOY market shares in revenue for the top smartphone, tablet and modem suppliers and discusses the 2017 market positioning of the primary vendors. Both revenue and unit shipments for 2016 are provided for major vendors of each category and five-year forecasts for all covered devices are included.

The 2016 smartphone shipments grew by 7% overall from 1.3 billion to 1.4 billion units. The 4G LTE smartphone shipments grew by 13% from 645.7 million to 741 million. Fifty one percent of smartphone shipments are now 4G growing from 48% in 2015.

Smartphone baseband processors, both integrated (like Qualcomm’s Snapdragons) and stand-alone “slim” modems (such as those employed by Apple) were led by Qualcomm, with 59% of 2016 shipments, followed by MediaTek at 23%. The more advanced 2017/2018 modems discussed in the report incorporate Category 15 Gigabit-class down-link data rates as well as advanced features like VoLTE.

Although Intel’s modem chips garnered only a small market share in 2016, their 2017 market share will be boosted as they are incorporated in a part of Apple’s iPhone 7 shipments (and Qualcomm has the other part of iPhone modem shipments.

The top five suppliers of smartphone shipments for 2016 were Samsung at 21%, Apple 15.1%, Huawei 9%, Oppo 6.4%, Vivo/Vsun 4.8%, LG 4.2%, Xiaomi 4%, Lenovo 3.8%, ZTE 3.7%, and Alcatel (TCL) at 2.6%.

Exhibiting the largest growth rate in volume were Oppo at 122%, LeEco 136%, Lava 103%, Vivo 93%, and Gionee at 39%. Growing 36% Transsion a leading Chinese supplier of non-OS voice centric phones into Africa is ranked globally in the top 15 in smartphones for the first time.

The report is an extensive (237-page) market study that covers all the major smartphones, tablets and the modems that enable them, in addition to the major cellular operators and their subscribers, worldwide. You are invited to scan the extensive table of contents to understand the full extent of this valuable study and all the companies covered.

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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Aircel
  • Gionee
  • LG
  • Personal Telecom
  • Tele2 Russia (Rostelecom)
  • Verizon
  • MORE

1. Global Overview 

  • 2016 Smartphone Shipments
  • Smartphone Market Shares
    • Smartphone Quarterly Growth & Market Share by Top 30 Vendors
    • Smartphone 4-Year Unit Growth & Revenue Shares of Top 30 Market Leaders
    • Non-OS YOY Growth and Mobile Phone Shipments and Sales Revenue
  • Tablet YOY Growth and Market Share
    • Smartphone Tablet Supplier Market Share in Unit and Sales Growth
    • Hybrid 2-in-1 Tablet YOY Growth & the Market Share Leaders in Units & Sales
    • Hybrid 2-in-1 Tablet Shipments Versus Slate Tablets
  • Geographic Cellular Subscriber Forecast
    • Five-Year Forecast of Cellular Subscriber Growth by Region
    • Five Year Forecast of 2G 1XRTT CDMA and 3G CDMA 1xRTT EVDO Subscribers
    • Five Year Forecast of LTE Subscribers by Region
    • Five Year Forecast of LTE Subscribers by TDD and FDD Cellular Standard
    • TDD versus FDD LTE Subscribers
    • Five-Year Forecast of VoLTE Subscriber
    • Five Year Subscriber Forecast of LTE Advanced Pro
  • Geographic Device Shipments
    • Five Year Forecast of Cellular Device Shipment Growth by Standard
    • Five Year Forecast of Device Shipments and Revenue by Regions
    • Five Year Forecast of Smartphone Shipments by Region
    • Five Year Forecast of Tablet Shipments by Regions
    • Five Year Forecast of Modem Shipments by Region
    • Five Year Forecast of Cellular-Connected Tablet by Region

2. Trends Driving Next-Generation Products 

  • 2:1 Aspect Ratio Displays
  • Headphone Jacks
  • Digital Assistants
  • Higher Data Rates Cat 6 2CA, Cat9 3CA, Cat11 (Ca4)
  • 45G LTE Advanced Pro: Bridge to 5G
  • Dual Rear Cameras
  • Smaller Bezels and Larger Screens
  • Fast Charging
  • High-Resolution Super AMOLED Displays
  • 4K UHD Display and 4K Recordings
  • Super AMOLED Displays and Supply Chain Issues
  • Super OLED Flexible Displays
  • Virtual Reality
  • Tablet Trends
  • Modem and Fixed LTE Broadband Movements
  • 45G and 5G Fixed Wireless

3. Baseband Suppliers 

  • Uplink Carrier Aggregation
  • LTE Advance Demand on Baseband Chip Suppliers
    • LTE-U (LLA)
    • LTE-WLAN Aggregation (LWA)
  • LTE Baseband Chip Suppliers
    • Samsung
    • Qualcomm
    • MediaTek
    • Intel
    • Hi Silicon
    • Spreadtrum
  • Tablet Application Processor Chip Set Suppliers
    • MediaTek
    • Rockchip Electronics
    • Allwinner
    • Intel
    • Spreadtrum

4. China 

  • Market Shares
    • Smartphone Quarterly Unit Growth & Market Shares of Top 26 Vendors
    • China Smartphone Market Share Growth in Units & Revenue by Top 26 Vendors
    • Non-OS Phones
    • Tablet YOY Growth and Market Share Units and Revenue
    • China’s 2-in-1 Upcoming Detachable Tablet Vendors
  • Operator YOY LTE & VoLTE Subscriber Growth & Band Usage
    • Carrier Aggregation Cat4-Cat6 Demos
    • VoLTE Status
    • 5G Field Trials
  • Operators
    • China Mobile
    • China Telecom
    • China Unicom
  • Five-Year Forecast of Smartphone, Tablet & Modem User Penetration
  • Five Year Forecast Device Shipments by Cellular Standard and Type
  • Five Year Forecast of Subscribers by Cellular Standard
  • Five Year Forecast of VoLTE Subscribers

5. India 

  • Manufacturing in India
  • Market and Market Shares
    • Smartphone Phone Pricing
    • The VoLTE Budget Smartphone Movement
    • VoLTE Capable Chip Sets
    • Smartphone YOY Growth & Top 35 Market Share Positions
    • Smartphone YOY Sales Revenue and Market Share by Top 25 Vendors
    • Non-OS Mobile Phone Status and Market Share
    • Tablet Market Share in Units and Revenue
  • Government Push for Free Voice Calling Services
  • Operator Subscribers and Band Usage Band Usage
  • VoLTE Effect on Smartphone Mix
  • Carrier Aggregation Cat4
  • Operators
    • Bharti Airtel
    • Reliance
    • Aircel
    • Vodafone
    • Idea Cellular
    • Tata DoCoMo
    • Telenor
    • Tikona Zabbardus
  • Five-Year Forecast of Smartphone, Tablet & Modem User Penetration
  • Five Year Forecast of Device Shipment by Cellular Technology and Type
  • Five Year Forecast of Subscribers by Cellular Standard
  • Five Year Forecast of VoLTE Subscribers

6. South East Asia 

  • SEA Market Shares
    • Smartphone Market Share By SEA Countries
    • Smartphone Quarterly YOY Market Share by Top Vendors
    • Non-OS Mobile Phone Growth & Tablet Unit & Sales Vendor Market Shares
    • Tablet YOY Unit Growth and Revenue Share by Top 25 Vendors
  • Operator LTE and VoLTE Subscriber Penetration and Band Usage
  • Carrier Aggregation Cat4 to Cat11
  • 5G
  • LTE Subscriber Versus 4G Devices In Largest Ten Countries
    • FDD and TDD and VoLTE Subscribers by Country
  • VoLTE HD Voice and Wi-Fi Operators
  • Major LTE Operators by Country
    • Indonesia
    • Taiwan
    • Myanmar
    • Hong Kong
    • Singapore
    • Thailand
    • Malaysia
    • Kazakhstan
    • Vietnam
    • Nepal
  • SEA Five Year Forecast of Tablet, Smartphone & Modem User Penetration
  • Five Year Forecast of Device Shipments by Cellular Standard and Type
  • Five Year Forecast Subscribers by Cellular Standard
  • Five Year Forecast of VoLTE Subscribers

7. Middle East and Africa (MEA) 

  • MEA Market Shares
    • Smartphone YOY Quarterly Shipments Growth by the Top 25 Vendors
    • Smartphone Top 25 Sales Revenue Market Share
    • Tablet YOY Growth and Vendor Market Share by Units and Revenue
    • Non-OS Volume and Top 13 Vendors
  • Middle Eastern LTE Operators and Subscribers by Country
    • Carrier Aggregation Trials and Commercial Networks
    • ME Operator LTE and VoLTE subscribers and LTE and Band Usage
  • ME VoLTE Operator Subscriber Movement
  • Major Operators by Country
    • Saudi Arabia (VoLTE)
    • Turkey
    • Kuwait
    • Bahrain
    • United Arab Emirates
    • Israel
    • Jordan
    • Lebanon
    • Iran
    • Iraq
    • Oman
    • Qatar
    • Syria
    • Yemen
  • Africa LTE Subscribers and 3G/4G Band Usage by Country
  • VoLTE Operators
  • African Countries and Operators
    • Nigeria and its Operators Tanzania
    • Kenya
      1. Cell C
      2. Vodacom
      3. Telekom
      4. MTN
      5. Vodacom
  • ME Five Year Forecast Smartphone, Tablet and Modem User Penetration
  • ME Five Year Forecast of Device Shipments by Standard and Type
  • ME Five Year Forecast of Subscribers by Standard
  • ME Five Year Forecast of VoLTE Subscribers
  • Africa Five Year Forecast of Smartphone, Tablet and Modem User Penetration
  • African Five-Year Forecast of Device Shipments by Standard and Type
  • African Five Year Forecast of Subscribers by Cellular Standard
  • African Five-Year Forecast of VoLTE Subscribers

8. Latin America 

  • Manufacturing and High Tariffs
  • Latin America Market Shares
    • Smartphone YOY Growth and Quarterly Market Share by Shipments
    • Smartphones YOY Unit Growth and Sales Revenue by Vendor
    • Tablet YOY Growth and Market share in Units and Revenue
    • LA Non-OS Mobile Phones
  • LA LTE Subscribers and Band Usage by Country
  • LTE Subscriber Growth and VoLTE Subscribers by Country
  • Subscribers by Country
  • Country and Operators
    • Brazil
      1. Telefonica (Vivo and Movistar)
      2. TIM Brasil
      3. Claro
      4. Oi
      5. Nextel
      6. On Telecom and Sky
        • Mexico
        • AT&T
        • Telefonica
        • Personal Telecom
        • TIgo
        • Digicel
  • VoLTE Challenges
  • Five Year Smartphone, Tablet and Modem User Penetration Forecast
  • Five Year Device Forecast by Cellular Standard and Type
  • Five-Year Subscriber Forecast by Cellular Standard
  • Five Year VoLTE Forecast

9. Western Europe 

  • WE Market Shares
    • Western Europe Smartphone Market Shares by Country
    • Smartphone Quarterly Volume Market Share by Vendor
    • Smartphone Market Share Growth In Sales Revenue By Vendor
    • WE Non-OS Handsets and Growth
    • WE Tablet Market Share and Growth
    • WE Detachable Tablets
    • 4G LTE and VoLTE Subsc
  • 4G LTE and VoLTE Subsciber Growth and Smartphone Users by Country
    • 4G FDD/TDD LTE and VoLTE Status by Country and Operators
    • Carrier Aggregation Cat4, Cat6, Cat9 and Cat11
  • Largest Operators and Countries of Operation
  • VoLTE EVS Movement and VoWi-Fi Calling Developments
  • Operators
    • Orange
    • Vodafone Group
    • T-Mobile
    • Telecom Italy (TIM)
    • United Kingdom
    • Germany
  • Five Year Forecast of Smartphone, Tablet and Modem User Penetration
  • Five Year Forecast Device Shipment by Standard and Type
  • Five Year Forecast of Subscribers by Baseband Standard
  • Five Year Forecast of VoLTE Subscribers

10. Central Eastern Europe 

  • CEE Smartphone Market Shares
    • Quarter Smartphone Unit Growth by Vendor
    • Smartphone CEE Market Shares by Vendor Revenue
    • Tablets Market Share by Volume and Revenue
  • Operator LTE Coverage Percentage and LTE and 3G Band Usage
    • Carrier Aggregation
    • LTE Subscribers and YOY Growth by Country
  • Countries and the Major Operators
    • Vodafone Group
    • Russia and Operators
      1. Vimplecom
      2. MTS
      3. MegaFon
      4. Tele2 Russia (Rostelecom)
      5. Ukraine and Operators
  • Hungary
  • Five Year Forecast of Smartphone, Tablet and Modem User Penetration
  • Five Year Forecast for Devices by Standard and Type Forecast
  • Five-Year CEE Subscriber Forecast by Standard
  • Central Europe Five-Year Forecast of VOLTE Subscribers

11. United States and Canada 

  • Smartphone NA Market Shares
    • NA Smartphone Suppliers Sold through Major Wireless Carriers
    • Non-OS Feature Phones
    • Tablet YOY Growth and Market Share Volume and Revenue by Top Vendors
    • 2-in-one Detachable Tablets
  • North America LTE Operators and Smartphone User Penetration
  • Canada
    • Canada’s Operators LTE and VoLTE Subscribers and Band Usage
    • AWS3 Auction and Operator Status
    • VoLTE Operator Developments
  • United States Operator LTE and VoLTE Subscribers and Band Usage
    • Carrier Aggregation
    • US Auction and Upcoming AWS3 Band 66
      1. AWS3
      2. 600 MHZ
      3. Vo LTE and VoWiFi
  • United States Operators
    • AT&T
    • T-Mobile
    • Sprint
    • Verizon
  • United States 5G Fixed Wireless Movement versus Global 5G Deployment
  • Five Year Forecast of Smartphone, Tablet and Modem Users
  • Five Year Forecast Mobile Phone, Tablet and Modem Devices
  • Five Year Forecast of Subscriber by Standard
  • Five Year Forecast of VoLTE Subscribers

12. Japan 

  • Japan Market Shares
    • Japan’s Smartphone Quarterly Unit Market Share by Top 15 Vendors
    • Smartphone Market Share in Units and Revenue
    • Non-OS Feature Phones
    • Tablet YOY Market Share in Shipments and Revenue
  • LTE Operator Band Usage and 3G and 4G Subscribers
    1. Softbank
    2. KDDI
    3. NTT DoCoMo
  • Japan’s Carrier Aggregation Cat4-Cat9
  • Japan’s 5G and 5G+
  • Japan 5-Year Forecast for Smartphone, Tablet and Modem Penetration
  • Five Year Forecast Mobile Phone, Tablet and Modem Device Shipments
  • Five Year Forecast Subscribers by Cellular Standard
  • Japan 5-Year Forecast of VoLTE Subscribers

13. South Korea 

  • S Korean Smartphone Market Shares
    • Smartphone YOY Quarterly Growth and Market Share by Vendor
    • S Korean Smartphone Market Shares In Units & Revenue
    • Tablet Market Share Vendor Growth in Units and Revenue
  • Operator LTE Subscribers and Band Usage
    • Carrier Aggregation Cat11
    • S Korean Operators
    • SK Telecom
    • KT
    • LG Uplus
  • Five Year Forecast of Smartphones, Tablets and Modem User Penetration
  • Five Year Forecast of Device Shipments by Standard and Type
  • Five Year Forecast Subscribers by Standard
  • Five Year Forecast of VoLTE Subscribers

14. Oceania 

  • Oceania Market Shares
    • Smartphone Market Share and Pricing
    • Tablets
    • Non-OS Phones
    • Operator LTE and VoLTE Subscribers and Band Usage
    • Carrier Aggregation Cat11
    • Vo LTE and VoWiFi Launches
    • 5G Technology
  • Countries and the Major Operators
    • Australia
    • Telstra
    • Optus
    • Vodafone
    • Spark
  • Five Year Forecast of Tablet, Smartphone & Modem User Penetration
  • Five Year Forecast of Device Shipments by Cellular Standard and Type
  • Five Year Forecast of Subscriber Growth by Cellular Standard
  • Five Year Forecast of VoLTE Subscribers
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Aircel
  • Gionee
  • LG
  • Personal Telecom
  • Tele2 Russia (Rostelecom)
  • Verizon
  • MORE

About The Author:

Carter L. Horney, a recognized authority on microprocessors and DSPs in communications, is the author of this study.  Mr. Horney is a Forward Concepts Associate and was formerly Division Planner for Rockwell International’s Digital Communications Division and earlier Strategic Marketing manager for Rockwell’s Semiconductor Products Division.  Mr. Horney was responsible for the product planning, which led Rockwell (now Conexant Systems) to dominate the worldwide FAX and dial modem chip market.  He was a Rockwell Engineering Fellow and has a B.S. in Mathematics and Physics and an M.S. in Mathematics from Western Illinois University.

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  • AT&T
  • Aircel
  • Alcatel (TCL)
  • Apple
  • Bharti Airtel
  • Cell C
  • Digicel
  • Gionee
  • Huawei
  • Idea Cellular
  • KT
  • LG
  • Lava
  • LeEco
  • Lenovo
  • MTN
  • MTS
  • MediaTek
  • MegaFon
  • Oppo
  • Orange
  • Personal Telecom
  • Qualcomm
  • Reliance
  • SK Telecom
  • Samsung
  • Sprint
  • T-Mobile
  • TIgo
  • Tata DoCoMo
  • Tele2 Russia (Rostelecom)
  • Telefonica
  • Telekom
  • Telenor
  • Tikona Zabbardus
  • Verizon
  • Vimplecom
  • Vivo/Vsun
  • Vodacom
  • Vodafone
  • Xiaomi
  • ZTE
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