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Global Mobile Handheld Computers Market, By Operating System, By Type, By Pattern,, By Application, By End User, Estimation & Forecast, 2017 - 2027

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  • 256 Pages
  • January 2022
  • Region: Global
  • Astute Analytica
  • ID: 5547479
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The global Mobile handheld computers market was valued at USD 1,310.47 Million in 2021 and is forecasted to reach USD 2,047.29 Million by the year 2027. The market is anticipated to register a CAGR of 7.7% over the projected period. In 2021, around 1,811 thousand units of mobile handheld computers were estimated to be sold.



Mobile handheld computers are small computers which are capable enough to hold and operate in the hand. Growing demand for onsite/in place computing solutions coupled with technology advancement allow higher applicability & broader deployment scenario are expected to boost the market growth. Furthermore, battery technology improvement & portability and support to emerging trend of anticipatory computing are also expected to fuel the market growth. Despite the driving factors, high risk to security and damage is expected to hinder the market growth during the forecast period.

Growth Influencers:


Growing demand for onsite/in place computing solutions

Onsite computing solutions consist of existing networks of technicians who support localized IT challenges and assist in managing various areas of organization’s IT solutions, including assistance with special IT projects, fix or break support, and cabling, among others. Furthermore, mobile handheld computers have various applications, such as sending & receiving invoices, recording signatures, digitizing notes, scanning barcodes, asset management, and managing parts. Therefore, growing demand for onsite/in place computing solutions.

Technology advancement allow higher applicability and broader deployment scenario

Various technological advancements allow higher applicability and broader deployment scenario. One of these technologies is Internet of Things. It is one of the emerging communication concept which interconnects a variety of devices, including mobile handheld computers, with data, processes, and people and enables a seamless communication. Other technologies such as Bluetooth, built-in sensors, NFC, and RFID tracking, enables mobile handheld computers to be a vital part of the IoT world. Hence, technology advancements fuel the market growth.

Segments Overview:


The global Mobile handheld computers market is segmented the operating system, type, pattern, application, and end user.

By Operating System,

  • iOS
  • Windows
  • Android
  • Linux
  • Others

The Windows segment is estimated to surpass a market size of around USD 500 million by 2026 owing to various technological advancements in this operating system. The Android segment is expected to witness a growth of 10% in its market share from 2021 to 2027 owing to its increasing demand, especially in the developing economies, as it is user friendly, as compared to the other operating systems.

By Type,

  • Tablet Personal Computers (PCs)
  • Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs)
  • Pocket PCs
  • Others

The personal digital assistants (PDAs) segment is witnessing the fastest growth rate of 8.4% during the projected period owing to its high usage as a personal information manager. The tablet personal computers (PCs) segment is estimated to cross a market size of USD 150 million by 2022 owing to their increasing adoption as they are lightweight as compared to laptops.

By Pattern,

  • Web Application
  • Embedded Application
  • Terminal Emulation
  • Remote Desktop
  • Others

The remote desktop segment is anticipated to witness the fastest growth rate of around 7.9% over the projected period owing to the emergence of various remote desktop software in the market. The embedded application segment accounts for an opportunity of about USD 60 Million during 2021 to 2027. Embedded application is permanently installed in some kind of device for performing very specific set of functions.

By Application,

  • In-store merchandising
  • Inventory Management
  • Order Picking
  • Receiving and Put Away
  • Quality Control and Safety Inspections
  • Traceability information Recording
  • Work History Data Recording
  • Others

The inventory management segment is estimated to account for the largest market size by around USD 500 million by 2027 owing to the high demand for mobile handheld computers for tracking inventory. The quality control and safety inspections segment is expected to witness the fastest growth rate of 8.5% over the forecast period in terms of volume, owing to the presence of various software for quality control purposes.

By End User,

  • Retail and Wholesale
  • Logistics and Warehousing
  • Road
  • Rail
  • Air
  • Others
  • Industrial Manufacturing
  • Healthcare
  • Field Services
  • Others

The logistics and warehousing segment accounted for the largest market share of more than 35% in 2021 owing to the increasing use of mobile handheld computers in warehouses for inventory management. The healthcare segment is estimated to witness the fastest growth rate of about 8.4% over the projected period owing to the growing healthcare industry globally.

Regional Overview


Based on region, the global Mobile handheld computers market is classified into Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, Middle East & Africa, and South America.

The Asia Pacific region is expected to witness the fastest growth rate of 8.5% over the projected period owing to presence of major market players in the region, especially in China. Furthermore, presence of various manufacturing facilities in the Asia Pacific countries owing to availability of cheap labour is also expected to fuel the market growth.

North America region is anticipated to hold the largest market share of over 35% owing to the presence of the brand “Apple” in the U.S., which is amongst the major brands of mobile handheld computers globally.

Competitive Landscape


Key players operating in the global Mobile handheld computers market include Argox (SATO), Bluebird, Cilico, Cipherlab, Code, Cognex, Datalogic, Denso Wave, Honeywell, Microscan, MINDEO, Opticon Sensors, Scandit AG, Touchstar, Wasp Barcode, and Zebra Technology, among others.

The approximate market share of the major 4 players is more than 50%. These market players are involved in partnerships, mergers & acquisitions, and new product launches to strengthen their market presence. For instance, in December 2021, Datalogic partnered with Qualcomm Technologies and launched the Skorpio X5 Series, the new generation of mobile computers that leverages Qualcomm’s uomarket performance solutions. Also, in September 2019, Argox launched two new scanners for cost-effective solutions Argox AS-9400 & AS-8060 are designed to meet the demand of reading performance on barcodes at an affordable price.

Also, Honeywell deals in a variety of products, such as CT40 XP Handheld Computer, CT60 XP Handheld Computer, EDA61K Handheld Computer, CT40 Handheld Computer, Dolphin CT60 Handheld Computer, CK65 Handheld Computer, CN80 Handheld Computer, ScanPal EDA51 Handheld Computer, CK3X Handheld Computer, CN51 Handheld Computer, CN75 Handheld Computer, and CN80G Handheld Computer.

The global Mobile handheld computers market report provides insights on the below pointers:

  • Market Penetration: Provides comprehensive information on the market offered by the prominent players
  • Market Development: The report offers detailed information about lucrative emerging markets and analyzes penetration across mature segments of the markets
  • Market Diversification: Provides in-depth information about untapped geographies, recent developments, and investments
  • Competitive Landscape Assessment: Mergers & acquisitions, certifications, product launches in the global Mobile handheld computers market have been provided in this research report. In addition, the report also emphasizes the SWOT analysis of the leading players.
  • Product Development & Innovation: The report provides intelligent insights on future technologies, R&D activities, and breakthrough product developments
  • Cost Estimation of Various Handheld Computers by Company
  • Competitive Dashboard - Top Players - Top Models Mapping
  • Reading Distance - Application Benchmarking
  • Survey Results - Distributors (Key Applications, Key features in Demand, Key Deployment Use Cases, maximum OS Installation, Devices Shipped in a Year, Major Brands) & Suppliers (Specialized Handheld Computers, by End Use Industry, Key Selection Criteria for Customers in Demand, Key Deployment Use Cases, Key Deployment Areas, Maximum OS Installations, Major Markets, Key Competitors)

The global Mobile handheld computers market report answers questions such as:

  • What is the market size and forecast of the Global Mobile handheld computers Market?
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  • What is the competitive strategic window for opportunities in the Global Mobile handheld computers Market?
  • What are the technology trends and regulatory frameworks in the Global Mobile handheld computers Market?
  • What is the market share of the leading players in the Global Mobile handheld computers Market?
  • What modes and strategic moves are considered favorable for entering the Global Mobile handheld computers Market?
  • Which are the top selling models with details?
Frequently Asked Questions about the Global Mobile Handheld Computers Market

What is the estimated value of the Global Mobile Handheld Computers Market?

The Global Mobile Handheld Computers Market was estimated to be valued at $1310.47 Million in 2021.

What is the growth rate of the Global Mobile Handheld Computers Market?

The growth rate of the Global Mobile Handheld Computers Market is 7.7%, with an estimated value of $2047.29 Million by 2027.

What is the forecasted size of the Global Mobile Handheld Computers Market?

The Global Mobile Handheld Computers Market is estimated to be worth $2047.29 Million by 2027.

Who are the key companies in the Global Mobile Handheld Computers Market?

Key companies in the Global Mobile Handheld Computers Market include Argox (SATO), Bluebird, Cilico, Cipherlab, Code, Cognex, Datalogic, Denso Wave and Microscan.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Research Framework
1.1 Research Objective
1.2 Product Overview
1.3 Market Segmentation
Chapter 2. Research Methodology
2.1 Qualitative Research
2.1.1 Primary & Secondary Sources
2.2 Quantitative Research
2.2.1 Primary & Secondary Sources
2.3 Breakdown of Primary Research Respondents, By Region
2.4 Assumption for the Study
2.5 Market Size Estimation
2.6. Data Triangulation
Chapter 3. Executive Summary: Global Mobile Handheld Computers Market
Chapter 4. Global Mobile Handheld Computers Market Overview
4.1. Industry Value Chain Analysis
4.1.1. Developer
4.1.2. Technology Integrator
4.1.3. Distributor
4.1.4. End user
4.2. Industry Outlook
4.2.1. Cost estimation of various handheld computers by company
4.3. PESTLE Analysis
4.4. Porter's Five Forces Analysis
4.4.1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.4.2. Bargaining Power of Buyers
4.4.3. Threat of Substitutes
4.4.4. Threat of New Entrants
4.4.5. Degree of Competition
4.5. Market Dynamics and Trends
4.5.1. Growth Drivers
4.5.2. Restraints
4.5.3. Challenges
4.5.4. Key Trends
4.6. Covid-19 Impact Assessment on Market Growth Trend
4.7. Market Growth and Outlook
4.7.1. Market Revenue Estimates and Forecast (US$ Mn), 2017 - 2027
4.7.2. Market Volume Estimates and Forecast (‘000 Units), 2017 - 2027
4.7.3. Pricing Analysis
4.8. Competition Dashboard
4.8.1. Market Concentration Rate
4.8.2. Company Market Share Analysis (Value %), 2020
4.8.3. Competitor Mapping
Chapter 5. Mobile Handheld Computers Market, By Operating System
5.1. Key Insights
5.2. Market Size and Forecast, 2017 - 2027 (US$ Mn & '000 Units)
5.2.1. iOS
5.2.1. Windows
5.2.1. Android
5.2.4. Linux
5.2.5. Others
Chapter 6. Mobile Handheld Computers Market, By Type
6.1. Key Insights
6.2. Market Size and Forecast, 2017 - 2027 (US$ Mn & '000 Units)
6.2.1. Tablet personal computers (PCs)
6.2.2. Personal digital assistants (PDAs)
6.2.3. Pocket PCs
6.2.4. Others
Chapter 7. Mobile Handheld Computers Market, By Pattern
7.1. Key Insights
7.2. Market Size and Forecast, 2017 - 2027 (US$ Mn & '000 Units)
7.2.1. Web Application
7.2.2. Embedded Application
7.2.3. Terminal Emulation
7.2.4. Remote Desktop
7.2.5. Other
Chapter 8. Mobile Handheld Computers Market, By Application
8.1. Key Insights
8.2. Market Size and Forecast, 2017 - 2027 (US$ Mn & '000 Units)
8.2.1. In-store merchandising
8.2.2. Inventory Management
8.2.3. Order Picking
8.2.4. Receiving and Put away
8.2.5. Quality Control and Safety Inspections
8.2.6. Traceability Information Recording
8.2.7. Work History Data Recording
8.2.8. Others
Chapter 9. Mobile Handheld Computers Market, By End User
9.1. Key Insights
9.2. Market Size and Forecast, 2017 - 2027 (US$ Mn & '000 Units)
9.2.1. Retail and Wholesale
9.2.2. Logistics and Warehousing
9.2.3. Industrial Manufacturing
9.2.4. Healthcare
Chapter 10. Mobile Handheld Computers Market, By Region/ Country
10.1. Key Insights
10.2. Market Size and Forecast, 2017 - 2027 (US$ Mn & '000 Units)
10.2.1. North America
10.2.1.1. The U.S.
10.2.1.2. Canada
10.2.1.3. Mexico
10.2.2. Europe
10.2.2.1. Western Europe
10.2.2.1.1. The UK
10.2.2.1.2. Germany
10.2.2.1.3. France
10.2.2.1.4. Italy
10.2.2.1.5. Spain
10.2.2.1.6. Rest of Western Europe
10.2.2.2. Eastern Europe
10.2.2.2.1. Poland
10.2.2.2.2. Russia
10.2.2.2.3. Rest of Eastern Europe
10.2.3. Asia Pacific
10.2.3.1. China
10.2.3.2. India
10.2.3.3. Japan
10.2.3.4. Australia & New Zealand
10.2.3.5. ASEAN
10.2.3.6. Rest of Asia Pacific
10.2.4. Middle East & Africa (MEA)
10.2.4.1. UAE
10.2.4.2. Saudi Arabia
10.2.4.3. South Africa
10.2.4.4. Rest of MEA
10.2.5. South America
10.2.5.1. Brazil
10.2.5.2. Argentina
10.2.5.3. Rest of South America
Chapter 11. North America Mobile Handheld Computers Market Analysis
11.1. Key Insights
11.1. Key Insights
11.2. Market Size and Forecast, 2017 - 2027 (US$ Mn & '000 Units)
11.2.1. By Operating System
11.2.2. By Type
11.2.3. By Pattern
11.2.3. By Application
11.2.4. By End User
11.2.5. By Country
Chapter 12. South America Mobile Handheld Computers Market Analysis
12.1. Key Insights
12.2. Market Size and Forecast, 2017 - 2027 (US$ Mn & '000 Units)
12.2.1. By Operating System
12.2.2. By Type
12.2.3. By Pattern
12.2.3. By Application
12.2.4. By End User
12.2.5. By Country
Chapter 13. Germany Mobile Handheld Computers Market Analysis
13.1. Key Insights
13.2. Market Size and Forecast, 2017 - 2027 (US$ Mn & '000 Units)
13.2.1. By Operating System
13.2.2. By Type
13.2.3. By Pattern
13.2.4. By Application
13.2.5. By End User
Chapter 14. Japan Mobile Handheld Computers Market Analysis
14.1. Key Insights
14.2. Market Size and Forecast, 2017 - 2027 (US$ Mn & '000 Units)
14.2.1. By Operating System
14.2.2. By Type
14.2.3. By Pattern
14.2.4. By Application
14.2.5. By End User
Chapter 15. Company Profile (Company Overview, Financial Matrix, Sales Composition Ration, Key Product landscape, Key Personnel, Key Competitors, Contact Address, and Business Strategy Outlook)
15.1. Argox (SATO)
15.2. Bluebird
15.3. Cilico
15.4. Cipherlab
15.5. Code
15.6. Cognex
15.7. Datalogic
15.8. Denso Wave
15.9. Honeywell
15.10. Microscan
15.11. MINDEO
15.12. Opticon Sensors
15.13. Scandit AG
15.14. Touchstar
15.15. Wasp Barcode
15.16. Zebra Technology
15.17. Other Prominent Players
Chapter 16. Survey Results

Companies Mentioned

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • Argox (SATO)
  • Bluebird
  • Cilico
  • Cipherlab
  • Code
  • Cognex
  • Datalogic
  • Denso Wave
  • Honeywell
  • Microscan
  • MINDEO
  • Opticon Sensors
  • Scandit AG
  • Touchstar
  • Wasp Barcode
  • Zebra Technology