Worldwide Smartphone 2014-2018 Forecast Update: September 2014

  • Sep 2014
  • By IDC
  • 22 pages

Worldwide Smartphone 2014-2018 Forecast Update: September 2014

  • Sep 2014
  • By IDC
  • 22 pages

This IDC Forecast Update presents the five-year forecast for smartphone shipments worldwide by device vendors. It is part of IDC's continuing research with respect to smartphones. The findings in this Forecast Update are based on information gathered from primary and secondary sources during the past three months.

Table of Contents

IDC Opinion

In This Forecast Update

Methodology

Primary Data Sources

Secondary Sources

IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker

Future Outlook

Forecast and Assumptions

Forecast by Operating System

Android

BlackBerry OS

Firefox

iOS

Linux

Sailfish

Symbian

Tizen

Windows Phone

Forecast Comparison: Smartphones Versus Feature Phones

Feature Phones

Smartphones

Forecast by Region

Smartphone ASP Forecast

Market Context

Essential Guidance

Low-Cost Smartphones to Drive the Market Going Forward

Experience Is King

As Innovation on the Smartphone Slows, Look Outside the Smartphone

Learn More

Related Research

Table: Top 3 Assumptions for the Worldwide Smartphone Market, 2014-2018

Table: Key Forecast Assumptions for the Worldwide Smartphone Market, 2014-2018

Table: Worldwide Smartphone Shipment Share and Shipments by Operating System, 2013-2018

Table: Worldwide Feature Phone and Smartphone Shipments, 2013-2018 (M)

Table: Worldwide Smartphone Shipments by Region, 2013-2018 (M)

Table: Worldwide Smartphone ASP by Operating System, 2013-2018 ($)

Table: Worldwide Smartphone Shipments by Region, 2009-2018: Comparison of June 2014 and September 2014 Forecasts (M)

Figure: Worldwide Smartphone Shipments by Operating System, 2013-2018

Figure: Worldwide Smartphone Shipment Share by Operating System, 2013-2018

Figure: Worldwide Feature Phone and Smartphone Shipments, 2013-2018

Figure: Worldwide Feature Phone and Smartphone Shipment Share, 2013-2018

Figure: Worldwide Smartphone Shipments by Region, 2013-2018

Figure: Worldwide Smartphone Shipment Share by Region, 2013-2018

Figure: Worldwide Smartphone ASP by Operating System, 2013-2018

Figure: Worldwide ASP by Product Category, 2013-2018

Figure: Worldwide Smartphone Shipments, 2009-2018: Comparison of June 2014 and September 2014 Forecasts