This IDC study examines the mobile phone and tablet markets in Canada. It forecasts mobile device shipments in Canada from 2015 to 2019. The document addresses the current mobile device market in Canada, provides forecasts for mobile device shipments, and provides context in the form of key market drivers and inhibitors affecting the forecast. IDC Canada's forecasts are based on an in-depth focus on Canada's mobile devices market from a shipments perspective and from survey data aimed at consumers, IT leaders, and business and IT professionals.
"The mega battle between Apple and Samsung, the two mobile device Goliaths, will continue to play out in the Canadian market," says Sanjay Khanna, senior analyst, Mobile Phones, at IDC Canada. "Stunningly sophisticated mobile devices, larger screen sizes, and 2-in-1 form factors will drive the overall 2.8% CAGR for smartphones, feature phones, and tablets in Canada."