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IDC: Smartphone challenges continue in 2019 but growth is coming Market research Press releases 

IDC: Smartphone challenges continue in 2019 but growth is coming

September 09, 2019 08:30 AM – FRAMINGHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A new forecast from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker shows signs of market recovery in the second half of 2019 and into 2020, pushing smartphone shipment growth back into positive territory. IDC expects shipment volumes to be nearly flat (-0.4%) in the second half of 2019 while the market... Read More
Worldwide large format printer shipments down through the first half of 2019, according to IDC Market research Press releases 

Worldwide large format printer shipments down through the first half of 2019, according to IDC

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–New data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Large Format Printer Tracker shows that large format printer shipments declined in the second quarter of 2019 (2Q19), continuing the decline from the first quarter of the year. “The market has been soft overall as some of the new technology expected to drive investment in large format printing equipment on... Read More
IDC: Worldwide smartphones shipments declined 2.3% year over year Market research Press releases 

IDC: Worldwide smartphones shipments declined 2.3% year over year

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., July 31, 2019 – Worldwide smartphones shipments declined 2.3% year over year in the second quarter of 2019 (2Q19) for the strongest quarterly performance since 2Q18, according to preliminary data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. Smartphone vendors shipped a total of 333.2 million phones in 2Q19, which was up 6.5% over the previous quarter.... Read More
As digital cameras struggle, global smartphones reach peak sales point News Opinion 

As digital cameras struggle, global smartphones reach peak sales point

The photo enthusiast sites frequently bemoaning the continued decline in camera shipments from Japan. Citing CIPA stats, it’s clear the trend isn’t optimistic, as shown from the chart at right. The growth in mirrorless category hasn’t done much to offset the secular decline in the digital camera industry. We can all debate the merits of which is better – the... Read More
IDC forecasts worldwide smartphone market will face another challenging year in 2019 Market research Press releases 

IDC forecasts worldwide smartphone market will face another challenging year in 2019

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– – According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, global smartphone shipments will face another challenging year in 2019 with volumes forecast to decline 1.9% from 2018. This will mark the third consecutive year of market contraction driven by highly saturated markets in developed countries and slower churn in some developing economies. IDC expects... Read More
Worldwide smartphone shipments down 6.6% year-over-year, according to IDC Market research News Press releases 

Worldwide smartphone shipments down 6.6% year-over-year, according to IDC

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., April 30, 2019 – Challenges within the smartphone market carried right into the first quarter of 2019 (1Q19) with shipment volumes down 6.6% year over year, according to preliminary data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. Smartphone vendors shipped a total of 310.8 million units in 1Q19, which marked the sixth consecutive quarter of decline.... Read More
Digital camera shipments down 50% from two years ago, according to CIPA Market research Opinion 

Digital camera shipments down 50% from two years ago, according to CIPA

The trend for digital cameras isn’t optimistic, according to CIPA, but may not account for action cams and other innovations The  Camera & Imaging Products Association (CIPA) has published a new graph showing the number of cameras shipped in February 2019 and the numbers aren’t trending well. According to the association, sales were down from January 2019 and had substantially decreased... Read More
Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality headsets poised for significant growth, according to IDC Market research Press releases 

Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality headsets poised for significant growth, according to IDC

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Worldwide shipments of augmented reality and virtual reality (AR/VR) headsets are forecast to reach 8.9 million units in 2019, up 54.1% from the prior year according to the International Data Corporation (IDC)Worldwide Quarterly Augmented and Virtual Reality Headset Tracker. Strong growth is expected to continue as global shipments climb to 68.6 million in 2023 with a compound annual... Read More
IDC reports a slowdown of China’s smartphone market in Q4 2018 Market research Press releases 

IDC reports a slowdown of China’s smartphone market in Q4 2018

BEIJING, February 14th, 2019 – According to the latest International Data Corporation (IDC) Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, smartphone shipments in the Chinese market were down 9.7% YoY to approximately 103 million units in Q4 2018. Among the top five smartphone vendors, Huawei was the biggest winner in Q4 on the back of blockbuster flagship models and a steadily rising brand reputation;... Read More
Worldwide smartphone shipments down 4.9% Market research Press releases 

Worldwide smartphone shipments down 4.9%

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., January 30, 2019 – According to preliminary data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, smartphone vendors shipped a total of 375.4 million units during the fourth quarter of 2018 (4Q18), down 4.9% year over year and the fifth consecutive quarter of decline. The challenging holiday quarter closes out the worst year ever for smartphone shipments... Read More
IDC forecasts double-digit growth for the 3D scanner market as new use cases emerge Market research Press releases 

IDC forecasts double-digit growth for the 3D scanner market as new use cases emerge

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In its first forecast of the 3D scanner market, International Data Corporation (IDC) projects that worldwide 3D scanner shipments will grow to more than 273 million units in 2022 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18.0% over the 2018-2022 forecast period. Total market value is expected to reach $1.74 billion in 2022 with a five-year CAGR... Read More
Apple passes Samsung to capture the top position in the worldwide smartphone market while overall shipments decline 6.3% in the fourth quarter, according to IDC News 

Apple passes Samsung to capture the top position in the worldwide smartphone market while overall shipments decline 6.3% in the fourth quarter, according to IDC

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A slower than expected 2017 holiday quarter closed out the year bringing minimal change to the worldwide smartphone market when compared to 2016. According to preliminary data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, smartphone vendors shipped a total of 403.5 million units during the fourth quarter of 2017 (4Q17), resulting in a 6.3%... Read More
Smartphone Growth Expected to Remain Positive as Shipments Forecast to Grow to 1.7 Billion in 2021, According to IDC Market research Press releases 

Smartphone Growth Expected to Remain Positive as Shipments Forecast to Grow to 1.7 Billion in 2021, According to IDC

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–According to a new forecast from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, worldwide smartphone shipments are expected to maintain positive growth through 2021. IDC expects shipments to grow from 1.47 billion in 2016 to just over 1.7 billion in 2021. In 2016, the market experienced its first-ever single-digit growth year with shipments up just... Read More
Huawei Overtakes OPPO to Become the Number One Smartphone Company in China in 2017Q1, says IDC Market research Press releases 

Huawei Overtakes OPPO to Become the Number One Smartphone Company in China in 2017Q1, says IDC

According to International Data Corporation (IDC), 104.1 million smartphones were shipped to China in 2017Q1. This was a mere 1% year-on-year (YoY) growth, in part the result of high inventory from the previous quarter. 2017Q1 was also relatively quiet aside from a few product launches like Huawei’s new P10, P10 Plus, and Honor V9. This, along with strong momentum for... Read More
Top 3 Chinese Smartphone Vendors Grab Nearly Half of China’s Market in 2016, says IDC Market research Press releases 

Top 3 Chinese Smartphone Vendors Grab Nearly Half of China’s Market in 2016, says IDC

OPPO, Huawei, and vivo lead other smartphone brands in China in 2016 SINGAPORE, February 6th, 2017 – According to the latest IDC Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, the smartphone market in China saw a 19% YoY growth and 17% QoQ growth in 2016Q4. For the full year of 2016, the market grew by 9% with top Chinese smartphone vendors taking up... Read More
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