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Near Field Communication Enabled Handsets - Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts

  • ID: 2769240
  • Report
  • 196 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Broadcom Corp. (USA)
  • HTC Corporation (Taiwan)
  • Lenovo (China)
  • ZTE Corporation (China)
  • MORE
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Near Field Communication Enabled Handsets in Thousand Units.

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2016 through 2024. Also, a five-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.

Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 42 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Blackberry Limited
HTC Corporation
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
Lenovo
LG Electronics
Nokia Corporation
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Broadcom Corp. (USA)
  • HTC Corporation (Taiwan)
  • Lenovo (China)
  • ZTE Corporation (China)
  • MORE

1. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study
NFC-Enabled Handsets

2. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
Near Field Communications (NFC): A Convenient, Secure Way of Data Exchange between Enabled Devices
Key Issues that Have Held Back Widespread Implementation of NFC Until Now....
Lack of Efficient Coordination Among Value Chain Participants
Lack of Sufficient NFC Enabled Devices in the Market
Time Ripe for NFC to Takeoff
NFC-Enabled Mobile Phones - The Game Changer for NFC Technology
Existing & Potential Use Cases of NFC Driving Business Case for its Integration in Mobile Phones
Service Initiation
Peer-to-Peer Data Sharing
Device Pairing
Payments & Ticketing Functions
Security & Access Control
Growth in Mobile Phone Usage Sets Perfect Platform for Rapid Adoption of NFC in Mobile Devices
Table 1: Worldwide Mobile Penetration by Geographic Region - Breakdown of Unique Mobile Subscriber Penetration as a Percentage of Total Population for 2017 and 2025 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 2: Mobile Penetration in World’s Highly Populated Counties - Number of Unique Mobile Subscribers as a Percentage of Total Population for 2017 and 2025 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
NFC-Enabled Phones Market Set for Strong Growth
Developing Regions Spearhead Sales of NFC-Enabled Phones
Table 3: Global Mobile Subscriber Penetration - Unique Mobile Subscriber Base as % of Population by Geographic Region for the Years 2017 and 2025P (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Continued Rise in Demand & Production of Smartphones Secures NFC Future in Mobile Devices Market
Opportunity Indicators
Table 4: World Market for Smartphones: Shipments in Million Units for the Years 2015, 2017, 2019 and 2021 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 5: Global Smartphones Penetration Rate by Region - Smartphones as a Percentage of Total Mobile Connections for 2017 and 2025 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 6: Penetration of Sensors in Smartphones Shipped During 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 7: Global Mobile Adoption - Percentage Breakdown of Mobile Connections by Mobile Network Technology for 2017 and 2025 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Replacement Smartphone Sales Will be Key
Low-End Smartphones: A Market Opportunity

3. GROWTH DRIVERS, TRENDS AND ISSUES
NFC-Enabled Handsets to Disrupt Mobile Market
NFC-Enabled Mobiles Open New Realms in Contactless Payments
Emerging Markets Confront Challenges in Adoption NFC-Enabled Mobile Payments
Brick-and-Mortar Retailers Embrace NFC for Enhanced Shopping Experience
Consumer Desire for Convenience in POS Payments to Drive Adoption of NFC-Enabled Mobile Handsets
Table 8: Number of Non-Cash Transactions in Billions by Geographic Region for the Years 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Rapid Increase in NFC-enabled POS Terminals: A Business Case for NFC-Enabled Devices Market
Table 9: Worldwide Installed Base of NFC-Ready POS Terminals (in Million Units) and NFC-Ready mPOS as % of Total NFC-Ready POS Terminals for the Years 2016, 2018 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Transport Services to be One of the Most Accessed Services for NFC-Enabled Mobile Handsets
Use of NFC-Enabled Smartphones for Ticketing Applications to Increase in the Coming Years
Growing Security Concerns Drives Demand for NFC-Enabled Security/Access Control
Bluetooth & NFC to Co-Exist on Mobile Devices
Changing Consumer Mobile Usage Habits Encourage NFC Integration in Mobile Phones
Increasing Digital Data Being Stored on Mobile Phones and Need to Exchange the Same with Other Devices Creates Need for NFC in Handsets
Growing Need to Enhance Social Media Interactions on Mobile Phones: A Business Case for NFC Integration in Mobile Phones
Table 10: Global Number of Social Media Users in Billion for the Years 2015, 2018 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 11: Global Penetration of Social Media Networks (in %) by Geographic Region for the Year 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Growing Craze for Multi-Player Gaming on Mobile Phones Creates Need for NFC in Mobile Phones
Rising Penetration of NFC in Consumer Devices Boosts Adoption of NFC-Enabled Handsets
Growing Role of NFC in Bridging Gap between Physical and Digital Worlds
Need to Make Well Informed Purchase Decisions to Encourage Consumers to Opt for NFC-Enabled Smartphones
Table 12: Popular Activities Access Using Smartphones: % of Internet Users Accessing the Activity on Smartphones for 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Rising Popularity of BYOD Concept Drives Adoption of NFC-Enabled Handsets among Corporate Employees
High-Tech Events - Incredible Range of Practical Applications for NFC-Enabled Handsets
NFC Technology to Witness Expanding Applications in the Healthcare Field
NFC Chips Market: Growing Adoption of NFC Technology Fuels Demand for NFC Chips
Table 13: Global NFC Chips Market by End-Use (2018E): Percentage Breakdown of Sales for Automotive, Banking & Finance, Consumer Electronics, Medical, Retail and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Declining Prices of NFC-Chips Drives OEM Inclination Towards NFC Integration
Table 14: Global NFC Secure Element Market (2017): Percentage Breakdown of Unit Shipments by Sector (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Chip Level Technology Developments Augurs Well for the Future of NFC
Manufacturers to Benefit a Great Deal from Deploying NFC Technology into their Products
A Glance at Select Innovations in NFC-Enabled Handsets
Apple Incorporates Background Tag Reading Feature in Latest iPhone Models
STMicroeletronics Launches Advanced NFC Chip with Extended Read Range
Apple’s iOS 11 Comes with Support for NFC and QR Codes
Challenges
High Price of NFC Phones Forcing Consumers to Opt for Alternative NFC Equipment
Competition from microSD Cards Providing NFC Capabilities
NFC too Suffers from Inherent Security Challenges
Consumer Ignorance Poses Threat to NFC Market
Addressing Security Concerns - Key to Success

4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW
Definition
NFC-Enabled Devices
NFC-Enabled Handsets
Characteristics of NFC Technology
Modes of Operation
Reader/Writer Mode
Peer-to-Peer Mode
Card Emulation Mode
NFC Technology Standards
Existing Usage Scenario
Practical Applications
Seamless Data Sharing
Customized Advertisements and Promotions
Mobile Payments
Functioning of NFC-Enabled Devices in Mobile Payments
Ticketing
Electronic Keys
Social Networking
Utilities for Businesses

5. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
5.1 Focus on Select Players
Blackberry Limited (Canada)
HTC Corporation (Taiwan)
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. (China)
Lenovo (China)
Motorola Mobility LLC (USA)
LG Electronics (South Korea)
Nokia Corporation (Finland)
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (South Korea)
Sony Mobile Communications, Inc. (Japan)
ZTE Corporation (China)
Major NFC Chip Manufacturers
Broadcom Corp. (USA)
Infineon Technologies AG (Germany)
NXP Semiconductors NV (Netherlands)
STMicroelectronics NV (Switzerland)

5.2 Product Innovations/Introductions
STMicroelectronics Unveils ST54J SoC Integrated with NFC Controller
NXP Introduces NTAG DNA Tag Chip
Karbonn to Roll Out Handsets with Integrated NFC and LTE Technologies
STMicroelectronics Powers TicWatch Pro Smart Watch with NFC Technology
STMicroelectronics Unveils New Certified NFC Forum Type 5 Chips
STMicroelectronics’ NFC Technology Powers Alcatel 3V Smartphone
NXP Unveils GSMA-compliant eSIM solutions
Xiaomi to Launch Mi Band 3 Integrated NFC
Xiaomi Launches Hey+ Smartband Integrated with NFC and OLED Displays in China
Huami Launches Amazfit Verge and Amazfit Health Band 1S in China
Thinfilm Releases NFC Scanner App for iPhones
NXP Launches Innovative iOS Tool Kit
Reliance Jio Unveils NFC-Enabled 4G Feature Phone

5.3 Recent Industry Activity
NXP and Kaios Collaborate to Integrate NXP’s NFC Solution on Kaios Lite Devices
ST Integrates Contactless NFC Technology with Mediatek Mobile Platforms

6. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE
Table 15: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for NFC Enabled Phones by Geographic Region/Country - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 16: World Historic Review for NFC Enabled Phones by Geographic Region/Country - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 17: World 14-Year Perspective for NFC Enabled Mobile Phones by Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets for Years 2011, 2018 and 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7. REGIONAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE
7.1 The United States
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Though a Late Entrant, US to Generate Robust Growth Opportunities for NFC in Coming Years
Transit Agencies to Embrace Mobile Ticketing
B. Market Analytics
Table 18: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 19: US Historic Review for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7.2 Canada
Market Analysis
Table 20: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 21: Canadian Historic Review for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7.3 Japan
Market Analysis
Table 22: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 23: Japanese Historic Review for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7.4 Europe
Market Analysis
Table 24: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for NFC Enabled Phones by Geographic Region/Country - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 25: European Historic Review for NFC Enabled Phones by Geographic Region/Country - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 26: European 14-Year Perspective for NFC Enabled Mobile Phones by Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2011, 2018 and 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7.4.1 France
Market Analysis
Table 27: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 28: French Historic Review for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7.4.2 Germany
Market Analysis
Table 29: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 30: German Historic Review for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7.4.3 Italy
Market Analysis
Table 31: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 32: Italian Historic Review for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7.4.4 The United Kingdom
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
In-Store NFC Mobile Payments Records Strong Growth in UK
B. Market Analytics
Table 33: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 34: UK Historic Review for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7.4.5 Spain
Market Analysis
Table 35: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 36: Spanish Historic Review for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7.4.6 Russia
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Russia Projects Bright Future Outlook for NFC-Enabled Handsets
B. Market Analytics
Table 37: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 38: Russian Historic Review for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7.4.7 Rest of Europe
Market Analysis
Table 39: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 40: Rest of Europe Historic Review for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7.5 Asia-Pacific
A. Market Analysis
Market Overview
Mobile Ticketing in Asia-Pacific: A Opportunity to Tap for NFC Technology and Handsets
B. Market Analytics
Table 41: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for NFC Enabled Phones by Geographic Region/Country - China, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 42: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for NFC Enabled Phones by Geographic Region/Country - China, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 43: Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective for NFC Enabled Mobile Phones by Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for China, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2011, 2018 and 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7.5.1 China
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
NFC Payments Face Stiff Challenge from Ubiquity of QR Codes in China
B. Market Analytics
Table 44: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 45: Chinese Historic Review for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7.5.2 South Korea
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Credit Card Companies to Launch NFC-based Mobile Payment
B. Market Analytics
Table 46: South Korean Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 47: South Korean Historic Review for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7.5.3 Rest of Asia-Pacific
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
Australia: A Promising Market for NFC Handsets
India: An Emerging Market for NFC-Enabled Handsets
NFC Payments Slowly Gaining Traction in India: Potential for NFC Handsets Market
Hong Kong: Providers Expand Contactless Mobile Payment Services in Hong Kong
Singapore to Witness High Adoption of NFC Technology
B. Market Analytics
Table 48: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 49: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7.6 Middle East & Africa
A. Market Analysis
Current and Future Analysis
UAE Moves towards NFC-based Service
B. Market Analytics
Table 50: Middle East & Africa Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 51: Middle East & Africa Historic Review for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

7.7 Latin America
Market Analysis
Table 52: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 53: Latin American Historic Review for NFC Enabled Phones Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

8. COMPANY PROFILES
Total Companies Profiled: 42 The United States (8)

  • Canada (1)
  • Japan (3)
  • Europe (12)
    • France (1)
    • Germany (2)
    • The United Kingdom (2)
    • Rest of Europe (7)
  • Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (17)
  • Latin America (1)
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  • Blackberry Limited (Canada)
  • Broadcom Corp. (USA)
  • HTC Corporation (Taiwan)
  • Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. (China)
  • Infineon Technologies AG (Germany)
  • Lenovo (China)
  • LG Electronics (South Korea)
  • Motorola Mobility LLC (USA)
  • Nokia Corporation (Finland)
  • NXP Semiconductors NV (Netherlands)
  • Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (South Korea)
  • Sony Mobile Communications, Inc. (Japan)
  • STMicroelectronics NV (Switzerland)
  • ZTE Corporation (China)
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