This report presents worldwide mobile phone market forecast, including a review of recent years and a forecast for the period 2014-2018, with breakdowns by system technology and region. It also examines mobile phone market volume and market share by system technology for all the world's main regions separately, including North America, Latin America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific (including Japan). The report finds that while the worldwide mobile phone market's growth is anticipated to see merely a 3% year-on-year growth in 2014, smartphone market to touch 23.6% growth, backed mainly by the buoyant demand in emerging markets. Speaking of smartphone market by region, the Asia Pacific still took up the lion's share of the total smartphone market in 2013 and the share is predicted to rise further in 2014 and throughout MIC's forecast period. On the contrary, the market share of North America and Western Europe both dwindled in 2013 and is to continue the downward trend during 2014 and 2018. Taking up over 50% market share in 2013, smartphones' global share in 2014 and 2015 is forecast to reach 65% and 71%, respectively.
Amazon, Apple, Google, Huawei, Lenovo, Qualcomm, Samsung, ZTE