According to Pyramid Research, smartphone sales will account for 29% of total handset sell-through in 2011, and this figure will double to 59% in 2016. 4.7bn smartphones will be sold to end users in 2011-2016 period, with emerging markets accounting for 58% of global smartphone sales. China and India will account for almost one-third of total global handset sales this year, while sub-Saharan Africa drives the growth of the gray market.
In order to help leaders in the communications industry identify emerging opportunities in the smartphone space, Pyramid Research has developed a new market analysis tool focused specifically on smartphone trends and strategies, powered by the bottom-up methodology of our forecasts.
As a quarterly subscription or as a one-off resource, the Research in Focus: Smartphones report helps clients analyze and keep track of handset, smartphone and gray market handset sell-through trends by country, vendor and region. This comprehensive report also details the OS competitive landscape and revenue and ASP trends. This series also provides eight-year historical data and projections on smartphones for 14 markets around the world, with a Microsoft Excel document that contains all the data referenced in the report.
Excel document that contains the full data and key market indicators referenced in the report
Research in Focus: Smartphones is offered Quarterly (4x/year).
About the Research in Focus Series:
A blend of primary research, market indicators and qualitative analysis, Research in Focus stays true to Pyramid’s corporate objectives by offering comprehensive unparalleled coverage on emerging technologies, markets and business models, focusing on the topics that matter most to the key players in the global communications industry. Pyramid also offers Research in Focus: IPTV and Research in Focus: LTE. For more information on Pyramid Research, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact a representative in your region:
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