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Worldwide Wi-Fi Device Shipment Forecast, 2022-2026

  • Report

  • 16 Pages
  • April 2022
  • Region: Global
  • Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute (MIC)
  • ID: 5582401
Fueled by robust shipments of ICT equipment and consumer electronics and expansion of the IoT (Internet of Things) device market, approximately 3.2 billion Wi-Fi (Wireless-Fidelity) devices were shipped in 2021 alone, breaking the 3 billion unit mark. As IEEE standardization continues and the adoption of wireless technology in traditional and emerging vertical markets increases due to the rapid development of innovative services and equipment, Wi-Fi device shipments are expected to see steady growth in the next few years.

This report provides an overview of the global Wi-Fi device industry, examines the adoption of standards across Wi-Fi devices, and gauges the industry outlook for 2022-2026.

List of Topics

  • Development of Wi-Fi devices and includes its shipment forecast for the period 2022-2026
  • Shipment volume forecast of Wi-Fi devices with shipment share breakdowns by device type, product type (information/consumer electronics/communications/IoT), and Wi-Fi standard (Wi-Fi 4 to Wi-Fi 7) for the period 2022-2026
  • Shipment volume forecast of Wi-Fi devices with shipment share breakdowns by application for the period 2022-2026

Table of Contents

1. Worldwide Wi-Fi Device Shipment Forecast
2. Current and Future Development of Wi-Fi Devices
2.1 Shipment Volume Analysis
2.2 Shipment Share Analysis
2.3 Shipment Volume Forecast
2.4 Shipment Share Forecast
3. The Adoption of Wi-Fi Device Standards
List of Companies
List of Tables
1. Table 1. Wi-Fi Device Shipment Volume by Application, 2020-2026
2. Table 2. Wi-Fi Device Shipment Share by Application, 2020-2026
3. Table 3. Worldwide Wi-Fi Device Shipment Volume by Product Type, 2020-2026
List of Figures
Figure 1. Worldwide Wi-Fi Device Shipments, 2020 - 2026
Figure 2. Worldwide Wi-Fi Device Shipment Volume by Device Type, 2020-2026
Figure 3. Worldwide Wi-Fi Device Shipment Share by Product Type, 2020-2026
Figure 4. Worldwide Wi-Fi Device Shipment Share by Standard in 2021 and 2026



Companies Mentioned

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • Alibaba
  • Amazon
  • AMD
  • Apple
  • Baidu
  • Broadcom
  • Disney
  • Google
  • MediaTek
  • Microsoft
  • Netflix
  • Nintendo
  • Qualcomm
  • Roku
  • Sony


Primary research with a holistic, cross-domain approach

The exhaustive primary research methods are central to the value that the analyst delivers. A combination of questionnaires and on-site visits to the major manufacturers provides a first view of the latest data and trends. Information is subsequently validated by interviews with the manufacturers' suppliers and customers, covering a holistic industry value chain. This process is backed up by a cross-domain team-based approach, creating an interlaced network across numerous interrelated components and system-level devices to ensure statistical integrity and provide in-depth insight.

Complementing primary research is a running database and secondary research of industry and market information. Dedicated research into the macro-environmental trends shaping the ICT industry also allows the analyst to forecast future development trends and generate foresight perspectives. With more than 20 years of experience and endeavors in research, the methods and methodologies include:


  • Component supplier interviews
  • System supplier interviews
  • User interviews
  • Channel interviews
  • IPO interviews
  • Focus groups
  • Consumer surveys
  • Production databases
  • Financial data
  • Custom databases


  • Technology forecasting and assessment
  • Product assessment and selection
  • Product life cycles
  • Added value analysis
  • Market trends
  • Scenario analysis
  • Competitor analysis