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Mobile Phone & Smartphone Market
Mobile phones and smartphones are the modern age devices. They not only serve the basic function of voice calling and text messages but also give other extraordinary services. The modern smartphones are capable of replacing almost every digital device that exists today. This is possible due to the various applications that are capable of offering various services.
The global mobile phone & smartphone market is likely to have a huge elevation in the near future. Increase use of smartphones for commercial as well as industrial purposes is the main reason that has driven the growth of the global market. Adding to this, growing urbanization is also boosting the growth of the global mobile phone & smartphone market. Further, introductions of new smartphones in the industry by local as well as global players with new features are also lowering the growth of the global market. Besides this, low cost for the smartphones with more supporting features is also one of the significant reasons that are driving the global market. Furthermore, use of advanced technology such as biometrics is also playing an important role in the growth of the global market.
On the other hand, the hefty cost for ownership is the main reason hampering the growth of global mobile phone & smartphone market. Besides this, high cost for maintenance is also one of the significant reasons that are restraining the growth of the global market. Furthermore, unawareness among the people is also one of the reasons that are decreasing the growth of the global mobile phone & smartphone market. In addition, lack of job opportunities is hindering the growth of the global market. The hefty cost of transportation is another factor decreasing the growth of the global market to some extent.
Based on operating systems, the global mobile phone & smartphone market is mainly classified as Blackberry, Symbian, iPhone OS, Windows, Linux, Android, Web OS, and others
On the basis of device types, the global market is segmented into consumer phones and business phones. Further, the consumer phones are bifurcated as high range, mid-range, and entry-level. The business phones segment is divided as large, medium, and small enterprise.
Based on input method, the global market for mobile phone & smartphone is segmented into touchscreen, keyboard, and keypad.
Geographically, the global mobile phone & smartphone market is significantly bifurcated into Asia Pacific, North America, and Rest of the World. Increase use of smartphones for commercial as well as industrial purposes has boosted the global market in Canada and the U.S. India is said to dominate the global market in the near future due to rising demand for smartphones and increasing digitalization.
The mobile phone & smartphone market is very much aggressive. International, as well as domestic players, make the race tougher. Some of the noteworthy players in the global are RIM, Nokia, Samsung, Apple, HTC, Sony Ericsson, LG, Fujitsu, Motorola, Sharp, Lenovo, Asus, and Xiaomi.