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Anthony Scarsella

Research Manager, Mobile Phones

Anthony Scarsella is a Research Manager with IDC’S Mobile Phones team. Anthony is responsible for researching, synthesizing and analyzing information on the U.S. mobile device market for IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker and the Mobile Phone service. Mr. Scarsella integrates both his expertise and experiences to establish a quantitative and qualitative view of the mobile technology market.


Prior to joining IDC, Mr. Scarsella worked at the nation’s largest device trade-in website At Gazelle he monitored trade-in activities, managed the availability of the latest and greatest consumer tech gadgets, and analyzed how they impacted the consumer tech market.  Anthony has shared his expertise on what drives demand for various consumer devices as well as analyzing device trade-in patterns in numerous publications, including Wall Street Journal, FOX Business, and CNET.


  • BS in Business Administration with a concentration in International Business from Lasell College (Newton, MA)


Midrange Phones Shine at CES 2018

Jan 2018 - IDC Link - Doc # lcUS43516218

by: Anthony Scarsella

At this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES), smartphones continue to take a backseat to televisions, connected home, and automotive categories. While most vendors reveal new high-end smartphones at the Mobile World Congress show in Febru...
On Thursday, November 2, Apple announced its CY 3Q17 earnings, highlighting year-over-year growth for all product categories, multiple product launches, and return to or sustained growth within critical international markets. For devices al...
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This IDC study presents the five-year forecast for mobile phone shipments worldwide by device vendors. The worldwide mobile phone market will reach a total of 1,994 million unit shipments in 2017, up 0.6% from the 1,982.9 million units ship...
This IDC study presents the updated five-year forecast for smartphone shipments worldwide by device vendors. The worldwide smartphone market will reach a total of 1.49 billion units shipped in 2017, up 1.2% from the 1.47 billion units shipp...
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