0
Wireless

Smartphone sales to slow to 3.1% in 2016 - IDC

Thursday 2 June 2016 | 09:09 CET | News
Interactive webinar: Vodafone Ziggo deep dive. What is the strategy for the coming years? Where does it stand in relation to its competitors? Join us on January 21st 14:00 CET for a professional profile of VodafoneZiggo in 45 minutes. Register here ...
The smartphone market will grow just 3.1 percent to 1.48 billion units this year, below the previous prediction of a 5.7 percent growth, according to the latest report from IDC. The figure represents a significant slowdown from growth of 10.5 percent last year and 27.8 percent in 2014, said IDC, which updated its forecast to reflect the continued deceleration in China and mature markets, with Japan and Canada expected to contract by 6.4 percent and 6.9 percent. However, shipments are still set to increase at a CAGR of around 5 percent to 1.84 billion by 2020.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Google / IDC
Countries: World
::: add a comment
This article is part of dossier

iPhone


Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Smartphone shipments to rise 4.2% in 2016 - MIC

Published 17 Jun 2016 14:01 CET | World
The global smartphone market is set to grow 4.2 percent to just above 1.5 billion units in 2016, up 4.2 percent year-on-year, ...

Groei smartphonemarkt vertraagt dit jaar naar 3,1 procent

Published 02 Jun 2016 10:31 CET | World
De wereldwijde markt voor smartphones zal dit jaar groeien met 3,1 procent naar een kleine 1,5 miljard units, schrijft IDC. ...

Global smartphone market flat in Q1 - IDC

Published 28 Apr 2016 10:50 CET | World
The global smartphone market slowed significantly in the first quarter, with shipments little changed at 334.9 million units ...

Smartphone growth expected to drop to single digits in 2016

Published 03 Mar 2016 17:13 CET | World
Smartphone shipments will grow 5.7 percent year-on-year to 1.5 billion in 2016, with 2015 likely being the last year of ...

Global IT spend to rise just 2% to USD 2.3 tln in 2016

Published 17 Feb 2016 15:46 CET | World
Worldwide IT spending on hardware, software and services is set to grow just 2 percent in constant currency terms to USD 2.3 ...

Tablet shipments decline 12.6% in Q3 to 48.7 mln units

Published 30 Oct 2015 08:13 CET | World
The worldwide tablet market recorded lower shipments for the fourth straight quarter with 48.7 million units shipped in the third ...

IDC cuts tablet market forecast, sees drop of 3.8% in 2015

Published 28 May 2015 15:32 CET | World
Worldwide shipments of tablets and 2-in-1 devices are forecast to reach 221.8 million units in 2015, a decline of 3.8 percent ...

Smartphone sales to grow 23.8% in 2014 - IDC

Published 29 Aug 2014 11:15 CET | World
Over 1.25 billion smartphones will be shipped worldwide in 2014, representing a 23.8 percent increase from the 1.01 billion units ...

Smartphone sales to grow 23% to 1.2 bln in 2014 – survey

Published 29 May 2014 09:03 CET | World
Worldwide smartphone shipments will reach a total of 1.2 billion units in 2014, a 23.1 percent increase on the 1.0 billion units ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

21 Jan Intel Q4 2020
21 Jan Modern Times Group EGM
25 Jan Edgeware EGM
25 Jan The Things Conference 2021
26 Jan Verizon Communications Q4 2020
26 Jan F5 Networks fiscal Q1
26 Jan Microsoft fiscal Q2
26 Jan Meetup MENA
27 Jan MediaTek Q4 2020
27 Jan Calix Q4 2020
27 Jan Facebook Q4 2020
27 Jan KPN Q4 2020
27 Jan Extreme Networks fiscal Q2
27 Jan Corning Q4 2020
27 Jan AT&T Q4 2020
27 Jan Uptime
28 Jan Juniper Networks Q4 2020
28 Jan Comcast Q4 2020
28 Jan Rogers Communications Q4 2020
28 Jan Samsung Electronics Q4 2020
28 Jan Crown Castle Q4 2020
28 Jan Skyworks fiscal Q1
28 Jan 8x8 fiscal Q3
::: More Calendar Items