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Exhibiting significant growth over the next five years, the global smartphone market is expected to reach $259.2 billion by 2018. The industry is highly conce

ntrated, as the top five players account for more than 80% of the market. Smartphones have experience rapid growth driven by the rapidly expanding availability of apps and a faster Internet experience. The industry is expected to experience further growth as advanced features are continuously emerging. With today’s ever-emerging technologies and innovations in improving smartphones, the industry is growing at a rapid pace.

The global smartphone industry witnessed strong growth as owing to changing lifestyle the smartphone has become a necessity, dramatically replacing the feature phones. Rapid product introductions, prompt embracing of technological changes and product innovations, aggressive pricing practices drive the industry.

A total of 43 figures / charts and 10 tables are provided in this report to help in your business decisions. Sample figures with some insights are shown below. To learn the scope of, benefits, companies researched and other details of the smartphone industry report, download the report brochure.

Lucintel’s analysis indicates that the industry faces a challenge from the declining population growth rate. Population control plans in India and China have a negative impact on global productivity. Specifically in Europe and Japan, lack of population growth has hampered the production level. The global GDP contraction and prolonged European debt crisis led to the slowdown of global economy, which also has affected the industry’s growth.

This study is intended to provide industry leaders with a competitive benchmarking of the global smartphone industry. The study provides up-to-date information on the market share, profit margins, capabilities, and strategies of the leaders. The report helps current suppliers realistically assess their capabilities and strategies, vis-a-vis leading competitors. It is designed to provide executives with strategically significant competitor information, data analysis, and insight, critical to the development and implementation of effective marketing and sales plans.

This comprehensive guide from Lucintel provides readers with valuable information and the tools needed to successfully drive critical business decisions with a thorough understanding of the market’s potential. This report will save Lucintel clients hundreds of hours in personal research time on a global market and it offers significant benefits in expanding business opportunities throughout the global smartphone industry analysis. In a fast-paced ever-changing world, business leaders need every advantage available to them in a timely manner to drive change in the market and to stay ahead of their competition. This report provides business leaders with a keen advantage in this regard by making them aware of emerging trends and demand requirements on an annual basis.

Some of the features of Growth Opportunities in the Global Smartphone Market report are:
  • Smartphone market size estimates in terms of (US $) value by regions
  • Global smartphone market analysis annual  trend (2007-2012) and forecast (2013-2018)
  • Porter’s Five Force analysis
  • New product launch and merger and acquisition activity in global smartphone market analysis
  • Quarterly demand trend (Q1 2011-Q4 2012) and forecast analysis (Q1 2013-Q4 2014) for global smartphone market analysis
  • Gross and net profit trends in the global smartphone market analysis
  • Cost structure trend in the global as well as regional smartphone analysis
  • More than 43 valuable figures/charts and 10 tables are provided in this report

Table of Contents

1. Executive Summary
2. Industry Definition and Scope
3. Industry Overview
4. Global Macroeconomic Overview
5. Industry Trends
6. Industry Forecasts
7. Emerging Trends
8. Conclusions

List of Figures

Chapter 3. Industry Overview
Figure 3.1: External forces shaping global smartphone industry

Chapter 4. Global Macroeconomic Overview
Figure 4.1: Global GDP growth rate trend
Figure 4.2: Global inflation rate trend
Figure 4.3: Global population growth rate trend
Figure 4.4: Global unemployment rate trend
Figure 4.5: Regional GDP growth rate trend
Figure 4.6: Regional inflation rate trend
Figure 4.7: Regional population growth rate trend
Figure 4.8: Regional unemployment rate trend

Chapter 5. Industry Trends
Figure 5.1: Global smartphone industry annual trend 2007-12 (US $B)
Figure 5.2: Global smartphone industry regional trend 2007-12 (US $B)
Figure 5.3: Global smartphone industry regional trend 2007-12 (%)
Figure 5.4: Global smartphone industry quarterly trend 2011-12 (US $B)
Figure 5.5: Global smartphone industry profitability trend 2007-12
Figure 5.6: Global smartphone industry revenue per employee trend 2007-12
Figure 5.7: Cost structure of global smartphone industry 2007-12
Figure 5.8: Cost structure in North American smartphone industry 2007-12
Figure 5.9: Cost structure in European smartphone industry 2007-12
Figure 5.10: Cost structure in Asia Pacific smartphone industry 2007-12
Figure 5.11: Top 5 companies Vs. smartphone industry gross profit & net profit analysis 2012
Figure 5.12: Cash on hand for global smartphone industry 2007-12 (US $B)
Figure 5.13: Cash on hand for global smartphone industry 2007-12 (%)
Figure 5.14: Asset for global smartphone industry 2007-12 (US $B)
Figure 5.15: Assets for global smartphone industry 2007-12 (%)
Figure 5.16: Debt for global smartphone industry 2007-12 (US $B)
Figure 5.17: Debt for global smartphone industry 2007-12 (%)
Figure 5.18: Industry shares of top players in global smartphone industry in 2007
Figure 5.19: Industry shares of top players in global smartphone industry in 2012
Figure 5.20: Global smartphone industry 2007 market share analysis
Figure 5.21: Global smartphone industry 2012 market share analysis
Chapter 6. Industry Forecasts
Figure 6.1: Global smartphone industry annual forecast 2013-18 (US $B)
Figure 6.2: Global smartphone industry quarterly forecast 2012-13 (US $B)
Figure 6.3: Global GDP growth rate forecast
Figure 6.4: Global inflation rate forecast
Figure 6.5: Global population growth rate forecast
Figure 6.6: Global unemployment rate forecast
Figure 6.7: Regional GDP growth rate forecast
Figure 6.8: Regional inflation rate forecast
Figure 6.9: Regional population growth rate forecast
Figure 6.10: Regional unemployment rate forecast
Figure 6.11: Global smartphone industry regional forecast 2013-18 (US $B)
Figure 6.12: Global smartphone industry regional forecast 2013-18 (%)

Chapter 7. Emerging Trends
Figure 7.1: Global smartphone industry opportunity by region

List of Tables

Chapter 3. Industry Overview
Table 3.1: Industry parameters of global smartphone industry
Table 3.2: Relative industry attractiveness by region

Chapter 5. Industry Trends
Table 5.1: Regional revenue growth rate
Table 5.2: Percentage change in cost structure
Table 5.3: Percentage change in cash on hand
Table 5.4: Percentage change in total asset  
Table 5.5: Percentage change in total debt
Table 5.6: Key companies by revenue growth
Table 5.7: Key companies by revenue decline

Chapter 6. Industry Forecasts
Table 6.1: Global smartphone regional forecast growth rate

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