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Smart Phone Manufacturing in China: Market Research Report

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Smart Phone Manufacturing Market Research Report | Jun 2013

IBISWorld’s Smart Phone Manufacturing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$55bn
Annual Growth 08-13
48.8%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Employment
448,134
Businesses
411
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Revenue for the Smart Phone Manufacturing industry in China has been increasing at an average annual rate of 48.8% in the past five years. In 2013, revenue is expected to grow 21.7% to $55.2 billion, mainly driven by increased exports and growing demand for second and third-generation (3G) smart phones. Exports are estimated to account for 86.4% of industry revenue in 2013.

With the rapid development of 3G technology, the abundant smart phone product portfolio, and competitive product pricing, demand for smart phones has been growing strongly. Production of smart phones has increased from 1.3 million sets in 2003 to an estimated 315.6 million sets in 2013.... purchase to read more

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Since the Chinese government replaced licensing requirements with a registration process in 2005, restrictions on smart phone manufacturing have been reduced. However, due to the high technology and capital requirements, as well as increased homogenization among products, entry barriers to the industry remain high.

In the Smart Phone Manufacturing industry, current players have an absolute cost advantage over potential entrants. As the requirement for production materials and manufacturing technology is high, advantages brought by economies of scale are significant. Suppliers also prefer to supply to larger manufacturers, making it difficult for new entrants to purchase components... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Smart Phone Manufacturing Industry?

Firms in the Smart Phone Manufacturing industry in China manufacture mobile phones with advanced PC-like capabilities. Smart phones have independent operating systems and allow for the installation of software applications developed by third parties. They also connect to wireless internet networks, usually via mobile communication networks. Operating systems for smart phones include Symbian, Meego, Android, Windows Phone and iOS.

Industry Products
Android smart phonesiOS smart phonesWindows Phone smart phonesSymbian smart phonesOther products
 
Industry Activities
Manufacturing Android smart phonesManufacturing iOS smart phonesManufacturing Windows Phone smart phonesManufacturing Symbian smart phonesManufacturing smart phone accessories


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