Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Revenue for the Smart Phone Manufacturing industry in China is estimated to increase at an average annual rate of 58.1% over the five years to 2015. In 2015 alone, revenue is expected to grow 28.8% to reach $98.2 billion, mainly driven by increased exports and growing demand for third- and fourth-generation (4G) smart phones. Exports are estimated to account for 74.8% of industry revenue in 2015.
With the rapid development of 3G and 4G technology, an abundant smart phone product portfolio and competitive product pricing, demand for smart phones has been growing strongly. In late 2013, the Ministry of Industry and Information issued 4G licenses to China Mobile, China Unicom and China Telecom, further spurring demand for smart phones and the development of the industry.... 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 81.5% of total industry revenue in 2015. 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 12.5% of industry revenue in 2015. Total sales volume of iPhones is set to reach 77.1 million units in 2015... purchase to read more