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TECH SUPPLIER Dec 2018 - Market Forecast - Doc # US44522418

Worldwide Smartphone Forecast Update, 2018–2022: December 2018

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 Smartphone Shipment Snapshot for Select Markets

Executive Summary

Advice for Technology Suppliers

Looking Past the Notch

Financing and Trade-In Remain Pivotal

Market Forecast

Worldwide Smartphone Forecast by Operating System

Table: Worldwide Smartphone Shipment Share and Shipments by Operating System, 2017–2022 (M)

Figure: Worldwide Smartphone Shipments by Operating System, 2017–2022

Figure: Worldwide Smartphone Shipment Share by Operating System, 2017–2022

Android

iOS

Windows Phone

Other

Worldwide Forecast Comparison: Smartphones Versus Feature Phones

Table: Worldwide Feature Phone and Smartphone Shipments, 2017–2022 (M)

Figure: Worldwide Smartphone and Feature Phone Shipments, 2017–2022

Figure: Worldwide Smartphone and Feature Phone Shipment Share, 2017–2022

Feature Phones

Smartphones

Worldwide Smartphone Forecast by Region

Table: Worldwide Smartphone Shipments by Region, 2017–2022 (M)

Figure: Worldwide Smartphone Shipments by Region, 2017–2022

Figure: Worldwide Smartphone Shipment Share by Region, 2017–2022

Worldwide Smartphone ASP Forecast

Table: Worldwide Smartphone ASPs by Operating System, 2017–2022 ($)

Figure: Worldwide Smartphone ASPs by Operating System, 2017–2022

Market Context

Drivers and Inhibitors

Drivers

5G Handsets

Economy

Larger Screen Sizes

Inhibitors

Replacement Rates

Exchange Rates

Significant Market Developments

Enter the Foldable Phone

Changes from Prior Forecast

Table: Worldwide Smartphone Shipments by Region, 2012–2022: Comparison of September 2018 and December 2018 Forecasts (M)

Figure: Worldwide Smartphone Shipments, 2012–2022: Comparison of September 2018 and December 2018 Forecasts

Market Definition

Feature Phone

Smartphone

Phablet

Methodology

Primary Data Sources

Secondary Sources

IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker

Related Research

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