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Feb 2017 - Taxonomy - Doc # US42292117

IDC's Worldwide Mobile Phone Tracker Taxonomy, 2017

Table of Contents

IDC's Worldwide Mobile Phone Taxonomy

Figure: Mobile Phone Primary Segments

Mobile Phone Taxonomy Changes for 2017

Taxonomy Overview

Definitions

Mobile Phone Taxonomy

Product Category

Feature Phone

Smartphone

Product/Product Detail

Brand

Vendor

Company

Technology Segmentations

Air Interface/Generation

Secondary Air Interface

Application Processor Information

Bluetooth

Display Type

Dual Rear Camera

Dual SIM

Fingerprint Reader

Form Factor

GPS

Input Method

Megapixels Band

NFC

OS

OS Variant

OS Version

Price Band

Primary Memory Card

RAM Band (GB)

Screen Resolution

Screen Size

Screen Size Band

Smartphone Class

Storage Band

Waterproofing

Table: Smartphone-Only Attributes with a Data Start Date Later than 2007

Channel/Channel Group

Figure: IDC's Channel Taxonomy — Direct

Figure: IDC's Channel Taxonomy — Indirect

Direct — Internet

Direct — Store

Direct — Inbound/Outbound

Indirect — Dealer/VAR/SI

Table: Examples of Dealer/VAR/SIs by Region

Indirect — eTailer

Table: Examples of eTailers by Region

Indirect — Retail

Table: Examples of Retailers by Region

Indirect — Telco

Table: Examples of Telcos by Region

Segment/Segment Group

Commercial

Consumer

Geographic Segmentation

Table: IDC's Mobile Phone Segmentation by Geography

Table: Countries with a Later Data Start Date than 2007

Market Metrics

Shipments

"Sales In," "Sales Through," and "Sales Out"

Average Selling Price

Value (or Shipment Value)

Installed Base

Exchange Rates

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Methodology

Synopsis

Referencing Documents

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