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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)


On Tuesday, May 1, Apple announced earnings for CY 1Q18, posting a 16% increase year over year to reach $61.1 billion. Total device revenue reached $51.9 billion, up 13.2% from the $45.9 billion in CY 1Q17. Services revenue posted a strong ...
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...
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This IDC study analyzes the installed base of smartphone users in the United States by operating system (OS). It combines IDC's extensive knowledge of smartphones, smartphone users, subscribers, subscriber growth, and challenges and opportu...
This IDC study provides an analysis of vendor performance in the worldwide smartphone market in 2017."Despite the slight negative unit growth in the worldwide smartphone market, 2017 represented the birth of the ultra-high-end smartphone," ...
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