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
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
Google Android smart phones
Android smart phones refer to smart phones using the Android open-source operating system (OS), which was developed by Google in September 2008. The Android OS is used in smart phones by a number of different manufacturers including Samsung, the industry's leading player, HTC, and Motorola. This product segment is set to contribute 68.6% of total industry revenue in 2013. Sales for Android smart phones have increased steadily in recent years.
Apple iOS smart phones
The second-largest segment is iPhones, which use the iOS operating system, both of which are developed by Apple. Apple iPhones are expected to account for 21.8% of industry revenue in 2013. Total sales volume of iPhones is set to reach 20.8 million units in 2013... purchase to read more