Global Mobile Phones

Global Mobile Phones industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2010-14, and forecast to 2019). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the Global mobile phones market. Includes market size data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.

The mobile phone market consists of all cell phones used for mobile telephony. The market is split into two segments: feature phones and smartphones. Smartphones are defined as advanced cell phones that serve as computing devices in addition to being mobile handsets and that run on an advanced mobile operating system. Key examples of smartphones include the Apple iPhone range (which run on the iOS operating system), Samsung Galaxy S6 (which runs on the Android operating system) and Blackberry and Windows Phone handsets. Feature phones are defined as cell phones that are not considered to be smartphones. Feature phones may still offer some features that smartphones do, such as the ability to browse the Internet, listen to music or take pictures, but have significantly less computational power than smartphones. Key examples of feature phones include the Nokia 215 and the LG Rumor Touch. The market does not include other types of handset, such as cordless phones in which a short-range radio link is used to communicate between the handset and a fixed-line base station, or those used for specialized applications such as two-way radio, etc. Market volumes for a given year are defined as the number of shipments to end-users, including both new uptake and renewal purchases and market values have been calculated using average selling prices before the impact of carrier subsidies. The units in the report represent number of phones delivered to users each year, not the total number of phones in existence. All currency conversions are carried out at constant average annual 2014 exchange rates.

The global mobile phones market had total revenues of $385.9bn in 2014, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22.8% between 2010 and 2014.

The market volume increased with a CAGR of 10.2% between 2010 and 2014, to reach a total of 1,655.9 million handsets in 2014.

The performance of the market is forecast to decelerate, with an anticipated CAGR of 2.7% for the five-year period 2014 – 2019, which is expected to drive the market to a value of $440.9bn by the end of 2019.

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Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Executive Summary 2

Market value 2

Market value forecast 2

Market volume 2

Market volume forecast 2

Category segmentation 2

Geography segmentation 2

Market rivalry 2

Market Overview 7

Market definition 7

Market analysis 7

Market Data 9

Market value 9

Market volume 10

Market Segmentation 11

Category segmentation 11

Geography segmentation 12

Market Outlook 13

Market value forecast 13

Market volume forecast 14

Five Forces Analysis 15

Summary 15

Buyer power 16

Supplier power 17

New entrants 18

Threat of substitutes 20

Degree of rivalry 21

Leading Companies 23

Apple Inc. 23

Lenovo Group Limited 28

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. 31

Xiaomi Inc. 34

Methodology 35

Industry associations 36

Related MarketLine research 36

Appendix 37

About MarketLine 37

LIST OF TABLES

Table 1: Global mobile phones market value: $ billion, 201014 9

Table 2: Global mobile phones market volume: million handsets, 201014 10

Table 3: Global mobile phones market category segmentation: million handsets, 2014 11

Table 4: Global mobile phones market geography segmentation: $ billion, 2014 12

Table 5: Global mobile phones market value forecast: $ billion, 201419 13

Table 6: Global mobile phones market volume forecast: million handsets, 201419 14

Table 7: Apple Inc.: key facts 23

Table 8: Apple Inc.: key financials ($) 26

Table 9: Apple Inc.: key financial ratios 26

Table 10: Lenovo Group Limited: key facts 28

Table 11: Lenovo Group Limited: key financials ($) 29

Table 12: Lenovo Group Limited: key financial ratios 29

Table 13: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.: key facts 31

Table 14: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.: key financials ($) 32

Table 15: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.: key financials (KRW) 32

Table 16: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.: key financial ratios 32

Table 17: Xiaomi Inc.: key facts 34

LIST OF FIGURES

Figure 1: Global mobile phones market value: $ billion, 201014 9

Figure 2: Global mobile phones market volume: million handsets, 201014 10

Figure 3: Global mobile phones market category segmentation: % share, by volume, 2014 11

Figure 4: Global mobile phones market geography segmentation: % share, by value, 2014 12

Figure 5: Global mobile phones market value forecast: $ billion, 201419 13

Figure 6: Global mobile phones market volume forecast: million handsets, 201419 14

Figure 7: Forces driving competition in the global mobile phones market, 2014 15

Figure 8: Drivers of buyer power in the global mobile phones market, 2014 16

Figure 9: Drivers of supplier power in the global mobile phones market, 2014 17

Figure 10: Factors influencing the likelihood of new entrants in the global mobile phones market, 2014 18

Figure 11: Factors influencing the threat of substitutes in the global mobile phones market, 2014 20

Figure 12: Drivers of degree of rivalry in the global mobile phones market, 2014 21

Figure 13: Apple Inc.: revenues & profitability 26

Figure 14: Apple Inc.: assets & liabilities 27

Figure 15: Lenovo Group Limited: revenues & profitability 30

Figure 16: Lenovo Group Limited: assets & liabilities 30

Figure 17: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.: revenues & profitability 33

Figure 18: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.: assets & liabilities 33

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