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Wireless Headphones - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics

  • ID: 4806250
  • Report
  • February 2022
  • Region: Global
  • 465 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Apple, Inc.
  • Bose Corporation
  • Skullcandy, Inc.
  • Sony Corporation

Global Wireless Headphones Market to Reach $10.1 Billion by 2027


Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Wireless Headphones estimated at US$6.7 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$10.1 Billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 6% over the analysis period 2020-2027. In-Ear Wireless, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record a 6% CAGR and reach US$5.5 Billion by the end of the analysis period. After an early analysis of the business implications of the pandemic and its induced economic crisis, growth in the On-Ear Wireless segment is readjusted to a revised 5.4% CAGR for the next 7-year period.



The U.S. Market is Estimated at $2.2 Billion, While China is Forecast to Grow at 8.8% CAGR


The Wireless Headphones market in the U.S. is estimated at US$2.2 Billion in the year 2020. China, the world`s second largest economy, is forecast to reach a projected market size of US$1.7 Billion by the year 2027 trailing a CAGR of 8.8% over the analysis period 2020 to 2027. Among the other noteworthy geographic markets are Japan and Canada, each forecast to grow at 3.3% and 5.8% respectively over the 2020-2027 period. Within Europe, Germany is forecast to grow at approximately 4% CAGR.

Over-Ear Wireless Segment to Record 6.8% CAGR


In the global Over-Ear Wireless segment, USA, Canada, Japan, China and Europe will drive the 6.2% CAGR estimated for this segment. These regional markets accounting for a combined market size of US$930 Million in the year 2020 will reach a projected size of US$1.4 Billion by the close of the analysis period. China will remain among the fastest growing in this cluster of regional markets. Led by countries such as Australia, India, and South Korea, the market in Asia-Pacific is forecast to reach US$1.4 Billion by the year 2027, while Latin America will expand at a 8.5% CAGR through the analysis period.

Select Competitors (Total 113 Featured) -

  • Apple, Inc.
  • Bose Corporation
  • Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
  • Sennheiser Electronic GmbH & Co. KG
  • Skullcandy, Inc.
  • Sony Corporation
Frequently Asked Questions about the Global Market for Wireless Headphones

What is the estimated value of the Global Market for Wireless Headphones?

The Global Market for Wireless Headphones was estimated to be valued at $6.7 Billion in 2020.

What is the growth rate of the Global Market for Wireless Headphones?

The growth rate of the Global Market for Wireless Headphones is 6.0%, with an estimated value of $10.1 Billion by 2027.

What is the forecasted size of the Global Market for Wireless Headphones?

The Global Market for Wireless Headphones is estimated to be worth $10.1 Billion by 2027.

Who are the key companies in the Global Market for Wireless Headphones?

Key companies in the Global Market for Wireless Headphones include Apple, Inc., Bose Corporation, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Sennheiser Electronic GmbH & Co. KG and Sony Corporation.
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Apple, Inc.
  • Bose Corporation
  • Skullcandy, Inc.
  • Sony Corporation

I. METHODOLOGY


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. MARKET OVERVIEW

  • Influencer Market Insights
  • World Market Trajectories
  • An Introduction to Wireless Headphones
  • Over-Ear Vs. On-Ear Vs. In-Ear Headphones: A Comparison
  • Wireless Headphones: Market Analysis and Outlook
  • Product Segment Analysis
  • In-Ear Wireless Headphones: Largest Category
  • Over-Ear Wireless Headphones Segment Demonstrates Fastest Growth
  • On-Ear Wireless Headphones Remain in Contention
  • Geographic Analysis
  • Developed Regions Remain Major Revenue Contributors
  • Percentage Breakdown of Wireless Headphone Sales (Value) for Developed and Developing Regions for the Years 2019 and 2025
  • Market Revenues Continue to Scale Up in China and Other Emerging Regions
  • World Wireless Headphones Market - Geographic Regions Ranked by Value CAGR for 2018-2025: China, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East, Africa, Canada, USA, Europe, and Japan
  • Competition: Characterized by Presence of International and Regional Vendors
  • Wireless Headphones – Global Key Competitors Percentage Market Share in 2022 (E)
  • Competitive Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial for 113 Players Worldwide in 2022 (E)
  • Impact of Covid-19 and a Looming Global Recession

2. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS

3. MARKET TRENDS & DRIVERS

  • Widespread Use of Electronic Devices for Infotainment Purposes Builds Strong Momentum for Wireless Headphones Market
  • Global Mobile Device Market by Type (2010-2020): Percentage Breakdown of Shipments for Phablets, Non-Phablet Smartphones, and Tablets
  • Smartphones
  • Smartphone Penetration (as a Proportion of Total Mobile Users) by Region for the Years 2018 and 2025
  • Dual SIM Smartphones Gain Traction Supported by Enhanced Portability & Flexibility
  • Tablets
  • Number of Tablet Users Worldwide (in Millions) for Years 2014, 2016, 2018 and 2020
  • Computers
  • Expanding Internet User Base & Consumer Appetite for Digital Media Builds Robust Momentum
  • Global Internet User Penetration Rate (in %) for the Years 2014, 2016, 2018, 2020, 2022 and 2024
  • Worldwide Mobile Data Traffic by Application (2009, 2017 & 2022P): Percentage Breakdown of Monthly Data Traffic Volume for Video, Audio and Others
  • Key Internet Consumer Habits Favoring Wireless Headphones Sales
  • Social Media and Social Networking
  • Active Users (in Millions) for Leading Social Network Sites (H1 2019)
  • Proliferation of Online Video Gaming
  • Rise of VoIP
  • Emergence of Mass-Market Audiophile Era Builds Massive Momentum
  • Bluetooth: The De Facto Wireless Standard for Headphones
  • Range of Bluetooth Devices by Class
  • Technology Advancements Spur Demand
  • USB-C-Powered Wireless Headphones
  • Headphones with Voice Assistants
  • Extended Battery Life
  • Smarter Designs
  • Active Noise Cancellation (ANC): The New High-Tech Feature
  • A Snapshot of Select Recently Unveiled Wireless Headphone Models
  • Rise of Hearables, the Smart Headphones, to Drive Next Wave of Growth
  • Online Channel Emerges as New Growth Driver
  • Favorable Demographic & Socio-Economic Trends Strengthen Market Prospects
  • Rapid Growth in Urban Households
  • World Urban Population in Millions: 1950-2050
  • Degree of Urbanization Worldwide: Urban Population as a % of Total Population by Geographic Region for the Years 2000, 2020 & 2050
  • Growing Affluence of Middle Class Consumer Segment
  • Global Middle Class Population (In Million) by Region for the Years 2020, 2025 and 2030
  • Global Middle Class Spending (US$ Trillion) by Region for the Years 2020, 2025, 2030
  • Rising Living Standards
  • Resolving Prevailing Issues: Critical for Future Success of the Market
  • Prevalence of Unorganized Players
  • Counterfeit Products
  • Declining Margins

4. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE


III. MARKET ANALYSIS

UNITED STATES

  • Wireless Headphones Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in the United States for 2022 (E)
  • Electronic Device Usage Patterns Steer Sales of Wireless Headphones
  • Young Adults Drive Wireless Headphones Sales in the US
  • Wireless Headphones Gain in Gaming Vertical

CANADA

JAPAN

  • Wireless Headphones Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Japan for 2022 (E)

CHINA

  • Wireless Headphones Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in China for 2022 (E)
  • A Market Laden with Opportunities

EUROPE

  • Wireless Headphones Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Europe for 2022 (E)

FRANCE

  • Wireless Headphones Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in France for 2022 (E)

GERMANY

  • Wireless Headphones Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Germany for 2022 (E)

ITALY

UNITED KINGDOM

  • Wireless Headphones Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in the United Kingdom for 2022 (E)

SPAIN


RUSSIA


REST OF EUROPE

ASIA-PACIFIC

  • Wireless Headphones Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Asia-Pacific for 2022 (E)
  • Strong Growth Forecast for the Asia-Pacific Market

AUSTRALIA

  • Wireless Headphones Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Australia for 2022 (E)

INDIA

  • Wireless Headphones Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in India for 2022 (E)
  • India: A High Potential Market

SOUTH KOREA


REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC

LATIN AMERICA

  • Wireless Headphones Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Latin America for 2022 (E)

ARGENTINA


BRAZIL


MEXICO


REST OF LATIN AMERICA

MIDDLE EAST

  • Wireless Headphones Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Middle East for 2022 (E)

IRAN


ISRAEL


SAUDI ARABIA


UNITED ARAB EMIRATES


REST OF MIDDLE EAST

AFRICA

  • Wireless Headphones Market Presence - Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial - Key Competitors in Africa for 2022 (E)

IV. COMPETITION

  • Total Companies Profiled: 113
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A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • Apple, Inc.
  • Bose Corporation
  • Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
  • Sennheiser Electronic GmbH & Co. KG
  • Skullcandy, Inc.
  • Sony Corporation
Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown