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Changing Faces of The Global Mobile Handset Market –2007
Description: The report on global mobile phone handset market is designed keeping in mind the perspectives of
the market leaders of the mobile handset manufacturers. The perspectives of people who are
interested in joining the industry and the buyers are also considered in the report. The report is
beneficial for both the manufacturers and the buyers of cellular phones. The trends of the global
market are clearly depicted. The sales and growth of PDA (personal digital assistant) mobile
handsets are also monitored.
Mobile phones have gained a lot of popularity and are the considered to be great multimedia tools.
Mobile phones are being used for entertainment purposes due the introduction of new features
everyday. They have become more than just call making and receiving devices. Mobile phone
handsets now have more business-friendly applications that can enhance anybody’s business. With
emerging technology, mobile phones have become more than communication devices; they are the
tools to stay ahead of competitors and peers in the present times.
The report also analyzes the global handset market from the point of view of sales, the growing
demand, and the innovative strategies that are employed by the retailers and manufacturers to lure
the consumers. The technological changes in the software and hardware are also analyzed in the
report. The report keeps a track of the dynamic consumer behavior and their changing preferences
world over. A segregation of the changing trends in different market sectors is also done. Software
support based companies like, Nokia and Microsoft, and their competition to gain more profits in
market-share is monitored.
Corporate clients and strategy makers can use this report to make crucial decisions, or just to
understand the industry with a microscopic view. People in the fashion and lifestyle industry, CEOs,
investors, CTOS, lawyers, consultants, application developers, marketing directors, and many more
can use the report to make the most out of the mobile handset boom.
The mobile handset sales continue to grow worldwide, going up from 482.5 million in 2003 to 561
million in 2004. This growth rate is expected to gradually slow down over a period of five years.
The estimated growth figures for these five years are—10% in 2005, 7.7% in 2006, 6.4% in 2007,
4.8% in 2008 and 2.6% in 2009. Notwithstanding the gradual decline in the growth figures, the
annual handset sales are predicted to reach 767 million by 2009. Mobile handsets with innovative
features have gained a lot of popularity in the developed nations. But the developing markets,
which are not yet saturated, namely, India, Russia, Brazil, Mexico, and China, will mainly carry on
the global handset sales.
Some of the prominent companies, namely, Samsung, LG, and Sony Ericsson will see remarkable
growth in this year. Though maintaining a huge gap from its nearest rival, Motorola, Nokia is
expected to lose some market share in this year.
- Growth of the mobile handset shipments on an average of 10% every year.
- Emerging markets of Eastern Europe, Latin America, and India.
- Annual rise in the worldwide subscriber base that is up by 14.5% this year as compared to the
- Consumers’ response to the mobile handset market.
- Retail and distribution of mobile handsets by application choices.
- Service revenue growth of global cellular subscribers.
- Projections of the future figures and forecasts.
The report on the Global Mobile Handset market features the global cellular market and its
dynamism. Chapters 1 and 2 feature the overall global cellular market, the industry regulations and
frameworks that define it. An insight into the mobile telephony systems, wireless communications,
use of new technology, and the safety standards are discussed.
Chapter 3 of the report discusses the different mobile handsets that are getting smarter day-by-
day. Views of the consumers about the mobile handset market are given in Chapter 4. The
economic outlook of the mobile handset market and the replacement markets are mentioned in
chapter 8 and 9. Chapter 10 discusses about the Mobile Data Market country-wise. The key profiles
and corporate analysis of the important mobile handset manufacturers are mentioned in Chapter
11. Recent and current market trends and cases are also discussed in detail in the report.
Contents: 1. Global Cellular Market: An Assessment of Industry Regulations and Standard Framework
1.1 Economic and Competitive Landscape
1.2 Licensing Policies and Framework
1.3 Cellular Privacy and Fraud
1.4 Health and Safety Standards with reference to Cellular Handset
2. An Insight to the Mobile Telephony Systems
2.1 Key Development Milestones in Digital Cellular Telephones (History)
2.2 Cellular Telephone Market and Wireless Communications
2.3 Emergence of Third Generation Cellular Systems and Blue tooth
2.3.1 3G Mobile Phones:
2.3.2 Bluetooth in Mobile Handset
2.4 Cellular Digital Packet Data (CDPD) Services
2.5 Recent Operational Activities (4G)
3. Handsets Getting Smarter
3.1 Sound: From Single-Tone Handsets to CD-Quality Hi-Fi Music
3.2 Imaging: High-Resolution, Camera Phones and Video
4. Consumer View of Handset Market
4.1 Cost of Mobile Phones
4.2 Mobile Data Capability
4.3 Purchasing Habits
5. Worldwide Mobile Market in a Nutshell
5.1 Market Is Still Growing, Number Of Mobile End-Users
5.2 Mobile Market Is Reaching Maturity, Mobile Penetration Rate
5.3 Launch of 3G Networks - A Major Market Driver
6. A Market Driven by Value-Added Services
6.1 Voice has become a Commodity
6.2 SMS is Cheap, Universal and of Low Added Value
7. Global Cellular Subscribers: Driving Service Revenue Growth
7.1 Worldwide Market Subscriptions for Selected Services (2001-2010)
7.2 Total Worldwide 3G Handset Subscribers
7.3 Worldwide Incremental Revenue Per 3G-Handset Subscriber (2001-2010)
7.4 Incremental ARPU from 3G Services per Worldwide Mobile Subscriber (2001-2010)
7.5 Operator Revenues from Mobile Data (US$ Billion)
8. An Economic Outlook of Cellular Handset Device Market
8.1 Analysis of the Global Handset Market – Past, Present and Potential
8.2 Factors influencing Market Demand and Revenues
8.3 Cellular Handset Market (by Geographic Segmentation)
8.4 Handset Distribution & Retail, By Application Choices
8.4.1 Handset Distribution by Age Group (%)
8.4.2 GSM Handset Shipments
8.4.3 W-CDMA Handset Shipments
8.4.4 EDGE-Enabled Handsets Sales
8.4.5 CDMA and cdmaOne/2000 Handset Sales
8.4.6 3G Handsets Sales
8.4.7 Semiconductors for GSM Handsets
8.4.8 Wi-Fi VoIP Handset Market
8.4.9 TDMA Market Structure and Annual Shipments
8.5 Overall Mobile Handset Forecast Model
8.6 Global Shipments of Full-Feature Mobile Handsets (2003–2008)
8.7 Handset Sales Forecasts, 2009
9. Global Mobile Handset Replacement Market
9.1 Handset Sales Forecasts - Replacement Sales
10. Mobile Data Market
10.6 Czech Republic
10.17 South Korea
10.28 United Kingdom
10.29 United States
11. Key Profiles and Corporate Analysis
11.2 Ericsson Inc.
11.3 Fujitsu Microelectronics
11.4 Intel Corporation
11.5 Nokia OYJ
11.6 LG Electronics Mobilecomm U.S.A., Inc.
11.7 Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB
11.8 Motorola, Inc.
11.9 Siemens AG
11.10 Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
11.11 Sun Microsystems
11.12 NTT DoCoMo, Inc.
11.13 RF Micro Devices, Inc.
11.14 Zarlink Semiconductor Inc.
11.15 Infineon Technologies AG
11.16 Panasonic Corporation of North America
11.17 Mitsubishi Electric
11.18 Sprint PCS
11.19 Nextel Partners, Inc
11.20 AT&T wireless
12. Recent Issues and Current Events
List of Tables
Table 2-1: History of Cellular Telephone Development
Table 2-2: Key Parameters of 3G and 4G Systems
Table 7-1: Summary of Worldwide Revenue and Subscription for 3G Services (2001-2010)
Table 8-1: Worldwide Total Mobile Device Market (2003 & 2004)
Table 8-2: Handset Distribution in Percentage (by Age Group)
Table 8-3: IDC Western European Total Mobile Phone Vendor Shares, 2003 & 2004
Table 8-4: Western Europe: Total Handsets and Installed Base by Technology (2004-2007)
Table 8-5: CDMA-Handset Forecast, 2008
Table 8-6: Change in GSM Subscriber in Percentage (2003 & 2004)
Table 9-1: Western Europe Handset Sales and Replacement Sales (1999-2007e)
Table 11-1: Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB - Competitors Profile
Table 11-2: Motorola, Inc. - Competitors Profile
Table 11-3: Sun Microsystems - Competitors Profile
Table 11-4: NTT DoCoMo, Inc. - Competitors Profile
List of Figures
Figure 1-1: Worldwide Mobile Handsets Sales (2004 & 2005)
Figure 1-2: Growth of Cellular Operators Worldwide (in Million US $), 2002-2005
Figure 1-3: Projection of Handset Sales, 2009
Figure 2-1: Asia/Pacific (ex Japan) 3G Subscriber Base (2004 & 2005)
Figure 5-1: Mobile End User Forecast (in Billion), 2007
Figure 5-2: Global Mobile Subscribers (in Million), 2000-2009
Figure 5-3: Fixed vs. Mobile Penetration in Percentage (of Population), 2000-2009
Figure 7-1: Worldwide Market Subscription for Selected Services (2001-2010)
Figure 7-2: Total Worldwide 3G Subscribers (2000–2010)
Figure 7-3: Worldwide Incremental Revenue per 3G Subscriber (2001-2010)
Figure 7-4: Incremental ARPU from 3G Services per Worldwide Mobile Subscriber (2001-2010)
Figure 8-1: Mobile Handset Ecosystem
Figure 8-2: GSM Handset Shipment (in Million), 2002-2007
Figure 8-3: Total Handset Semiconductor Revenue (in Billion), 2002-2007
Figure 8-4: Global Shipment of Full-Feature Handsets (2003-2008)
Figure 8-5: Total Worldwide Handset Sales (Units Million), 2000-2009
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