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Dec 2017 - Market Forecast - Doc # US43319218

Worldwide Mobile Phone Forecast Update, 2017–2021: December 2017

By: Anthony ScarsellaResearch Manager, Mobile Phones, William StofegaProgram Director, Mobile Device Technology and Trends

Table of Contents

List of Attachments

IDC Market Forecast Figure

Figure: Worldwide Mobile Phone Shipment Snapshot

Executive Summary

Advice for Technology Suppliers

Balance Your Portfolio

Affordable Handsets Thrive in Emerging Markets

5G Is Upon Us

Market Forecast

Table: Worldwide Mobile Phone Shipments by Region, 2016–2021 (M)

Table: Worldwide Mobile Phone Shipments by Device Type, 2016–2021 (M)

Figure: Worldwide Mobile Phone Shipments, 2016–2021

Figure: Worldwide Mobile Phone Shipments by Region, 2016–2021

Figure: Worldwide Mobile Phone Shipments by Device Type, 2016–2021

Figure: Worldwide Mobile Phone Shipment Share by Device Type, 2016–2021

Feature Phones

Smartphones

Worldwide Mobile Phone Forecast by Air Interface and Air Interface Group

Table: Worldwide Mobile Phone Shipments by Air Interface, 2016–2021 (M)

Table: Worldwide Mobile Phone Shipments by Air Interface Group, 2016–2021 (M)

Figure: Worldwide Mobile Phone Shipments by Air Interface Group, 2016–2021

Table: Worldwide Feature Phone Shipments by Air Interface, 2016–2021 (M)

Table: Worldwide Feature Phone Shipments by Air Interface Group, 2016–2021 (M)

Figure: Worldwide Feature Phone Shipments by Air Interface Group, 2016–2021

Table: Worldwide Smartphone Shipments by Air Interface, 2016–2021 (M)

Table: Worldwide Smartphone Shipments by Air Interface Group, 2016–2021 (M)

Figure: Worldwide Smartphone Shipments by Air Interface Group, 2016–2021

CDMA

GSM

UMTS/WCDMA

4G

5G

Worldwide Mobile Phone Forecast by ASP

Table: Worldwide Mobile Phone ASPs by Region, 2016–2021 ($)

Figure: Worldwide Mobile Phone ASPs by Region, 2016–2021

Table: Worldwide Mobile Phone ASPs by Product Category, 2016–2021 ($)

Figure: Worldwide Mobile Phone ASPs by Product Category, 2016–2021

Market Context

Drivers and Inhibitors

Drivers

Screen Sizes

Component Cost

5G Handsets

Inhibitors

Exchange Rates

Economy

Significant Market Developments

Changes from Prior Forecast

Table: Worldwide Mobile Phone Shipments by Region, 2011–2021: Comparison of September 2017 and December 2017 Forecasts (M)
Figure: Worldwide Mobile Phone Shipments, 2011–2021: Comparison of September 2017 and December 2017 Forecasts

Significant Market Developments

Changes from Prior Forecast

Table: Worldwide Mobile Phone Shipments by Region, 2011–2021: Comparison of September 2017 and December 2017 Forecasts (M)

Figure: Worldwide Mobile Phone Shipments, 2011–2021: Comparison of September 2017 and December 2017 Forecasts

Market Definition

Feature Phone

Smartphone

Methodology

Primary Data Sources

Secondary Sources

IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker

Related Research

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