Mobile Computing: Market Research Report

Date: February 22, 2010
Pages: 735
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Publisher: Global Industry Analysts, Inc
Report type: Strategic Report
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Mobile Computing: Market Research Report
This report analyzes the Global market for Mobile Computing in US$ Million by the following product segments: Laptop/Notebook PC, Smartphones, PDAs, and Tablet PCs.

Annual forecasts are provided for the period 2006 through 2015.

The report profiles 53 companies including many key and niche players worldwide such as Acer Inc., Apple Inc., ASUSTeK Computer Inc., Dell Inc., Elitegroup Computer Systems, Fujitsu Limited, General Dynamics Itronix, Hewlett-Packard Company, High Tech Computer Corporation, Lenovo Group Limited, LG Electronics Inc., Motion Computing, Inc., Motorola, Inc., Nokia Corporation, Palm, Inc., Panasonic Corporation, Research In Motion Limited, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Sony Corporation, and Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.

Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.
I.INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study
Laptop/Notebook PCs
SmartPhones/ Mobile Smart Devices
Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs)
Tablet PC

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1.INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

A Prelude
Laptop/Notebook Computers: The Harbinger of Revenues
Netbook to Surpass Traditional Notebook Sales
Smartphones Drives Overall Mobile Computing Device Market
PDA Devices Market Continues to be Challenging
Manufacturers Focus on Innovation to Maintain Consumer Interest
Key Statistics:

Table 1. Global Laptop/Notebook PC Market (2008 & 2015): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 2. Global Laptop/Notebook PC Market (2008 & 2015): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales by Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 3. Global Laptop/Notebook PC Market (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown Of Volume Sales By End-User Segment
Table 4. Global Laptop/Notebook PC Market (2008 & 2015): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by Key Player (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 5. Global Mass-Market Notebook PC Market (2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 6. Global Laptop/Notebook PC Market (Q1 2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by Key Player (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 7. Global Laptop/Notebook PC Market (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by Key Player (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 8. World Smartphone Market: Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by Key Players for FY 2008, Q1 2009 & Q2 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 9. World Smartphone Market (2009 & 2015): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 10. World Smartphone Market (2006): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales by Key Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Current Market Conditions
Impact of Recession
Smartphones Are to a Larger Extent Recession-Resistant
Smartphone Growth Forecast Are Little Less Rosy Than Expected
Market Trends & Issues
Lifestyle Changes Will Perk Mobile Computing Sales
Notebooks Gets Thinner, Smaller, & Faster
Wide Display Screens Are in Vogue
Embedded 3G Capability in Notebooks
Specialized Gadgets Pose Threat to Traditional Handheld Devices
Smartphones Get “Smarter”
Smartphones to Support Richer Web Pages
Smartphones Generate New Advertising and Marketing Opportunities
Customization and Consumer Preferences Influence the Vendors
Wireless Gaming Offers Opportunities On a Platter
Mobile Commerce to Gain Popularity
Speech Applications-Based Mobile Computing to Witness Robust Growth
GPS-Integrated Mobile Devices: On the Growth Path

Table 11. Global Mobile Devices Market (2007 & 2012F): Percentage Share Breakdown by Device Type
Table 12. Top 3 GPS Suppliers in the United States: Percentage Breakdown of Volume & Value Share for the Period Q2 2007 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Will Touch Panels Replace Keypads in Handsets and Portable Devices?

Table 13. World Resistive Touchpanel Applications: Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit Sales for the Years 2005 and 2010(F) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Security Issues Baffle Handheld Devices Industry
Price Factor May Inhibit Adoption

2.REGIONAL PERSPECTIVE

2A.THE UNITED STATES

Market Overview
Feature Rich Phones Attract Consumers
Smartphones Outsell Most of Mobile Devices
Competitive Scenario:
Top Mobile Manufacturers Lag Behind in Smartphone Market
AT&T: Leading US Carrier for Integrated Devices and Smartphones
BlackBerry Dominates SmartPhone Market
iPhone Captures Over One-Fourth of US Smartphone Market
Key Statistics:

Table 14. US Laptop/Notebook Market: Annual Sales in Million Units for the years 2005 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 15. US Laptop/Notebook PC Market (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by End-User Segment
Table 16. US Notebook Market (Q1 2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales by Key Player (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 17. US Laptop/Notebook PC Market (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by Key Player (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 18. US Laptop/Notebook PC Market (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales by Operating System
Table 19. US Smartphone Market (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales by Company (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 20. US Smartphone Market (2007 & 2012F): Percentage Share Breakdown by Operating System (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 21. US Mobile Devices Market (2007 & 2012F): Percentage Share Breakdown by Device Type
Table 22. Laptops Market in the US (2001-2007): Number of Subscribers in Millions (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 23. Smartphones Market in the US (2001-2007): Number of Subscribers in Millions (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 24. Mobile PDAs Market in the US (2001-2007): Number of Subscribers in Millions (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 25. Handheld Devices Market in the US (2001-2007): Shipments in Thousand Units (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2B.JAPAN

2C.EUROPE

Market Overview
Stiff Market Conditions for iPhone
Mobile Computing Trends in EMEA
Growth of Mobile Computing Services in Europe
Key Statistics:

Table 26. Notebook PC Market in EMEA (Q1 2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit Sales by Key Player (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 27. Mobile Devices Market In Europe (2006): Percentage Share Breakdown Of Unit Sales By Device Type
Table 28. Mobile Smart Devices Market in Europe (2006): Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit Sales by Region
Table 29. Mobile Smart Devices Market in Europe (2006): Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit Sales for Nokia, Sony Ericsson, Research in Motion, Motorola, Samsung, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 30. Mobile Smart Devices Market in Europe (2006): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues for Nokia, Samsung, Sony Ericsson, Motorola, LG, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2CA.GERMANY

2D.ASIA-PACIFIC

Market Overview
Key Statistics:

Table 31. Notebook PC Market in Asia (Q1 2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit Sales by Key Player (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 32. Asia Pacific Smart Mobile Device Market (Q1 2007): Percentage Share Breakdown by Vendor - Nokia, Sharp, Fujitsu, Motorola, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 33. Asia Pacific PDA Market (2006): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2DA.AUSTRALIA

2DB.CHINA

Competitive Scenario: Notebook Market
Key Statistics:

Table 34. Notebook PC Market in China: Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by Vendor for H1 2008 and H1 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Smartphones Market
Innovative User Interface and User Experience Drive Growth of Smartphones
Key Statistics:

Table 35. Smartphone Market in China (Q3 2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by Vendor (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 36. Smartphone Market in China (H1 2008): Percentage Share Breakdown by Operating System (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2DC.INDIA

2DD.INDONESIA

Market Overview
Demand & Supply Factors
Key Statistics:

Table 37. Indonesian PC Market: Breakdown of Volume Shipments By Category for the year 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 38. Indonesian Notebook Market: Breakdown of Volume Shipments for the year 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2DE.TAIWAN

Market Overview
Apple, HTC Drive Taiwanese Production
Taiwanese Smartphone Shipment Value Reach US$ 2.9 billion in Q2 2009
Taiwan Is the World’s Leading Notebook Manufacturer
Key Statistics

Table 39. Taiwanese Notebook Market (2007): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Shipments to Vendor - HP, Dell, Acer, Toshiba, Lenovo, Apple, Asustek, Sony, Fujitsu-Siemens, NEC and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 40. Taiwanese Notebook Market (2007): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Shipments by Processor/CPU Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Notebook Sales Carry Slim Profit Margins for Taiwanese Manufacturers

2E.MIDDLE EAST

2F.LATIN AMERICA

Market Outlook
Growth in Smartphones Market
Key Statistics:

Table 41. Notebook PC Market in Latin America (Q1 2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit Sales by Key Player (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3.PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Market Structure & Overview
Key Benefits
I. Laptop/Notebook PCs
Laptop Categorization
Rugged Laptop
Netbook
Subnotebook
Components of a Laptop
Advantages of Laptop
Challenges to Market Growth
II. SmartPhones/ Mobile Smart Devices
Categories of Handheld Mobile Devices
Basic/Feature Rich Mobile Phones
Smartphones
III. Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs)
End-Use Applications of PDAs
IV. Tablet PC

4.PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS

Maxatec to Launch Maxatec HH 8010
Motorola Unveils MC9500 Industrial PDA
Janam Technologies Rolls Out XM60+ and XM66 Mobile Computers
X2 Computing Launches X210L and X2-430 Mobile Computing Devices
Nokia introduces N97 Mobile Phone
Google to Introduce ‘Gphone'
Sony Unveils the VAIO P Series Notebooks
General Dynamics Itronix to Introduce GD6000 with Gobi™ Wireless 3G Technology
Nokia Unveils Nokia Booklet 3G
Acer to Launch Laptop with 3D Display
Dell and China Mobile Communications Introduces Dell Inspiron Mini 10 Netbook
General Dynamics Itronix Introduces GD8000 Notebook Computer
Fujitsu Unveils Multi-touch Tablet
Dell Launches Alienware M17x
Acer Liquid Launches New Smartphone Liquid series
Acer Unveils Extensive Product Lines
Acer Launches New Range of Smartphones
Apple Launches New Iphone™ 3GS
Sagemcom Introduces Spiga, the Smallest PC in the World
RIM Rolls Out BlackBerry Pearl Flip Smartphone
RIM Rolls Out BlackBerry Curve 8900 Smartphone
RIM Introduces BlackBerry Storm Smartphone
RIM and Vodafone Introduces GPS-enabled BlackBerry Smartphones in Egypt
Research In Motion and Orange Roll Out BlackBerry™ Bold™ Smartphone
Research In Motion Launches BlackBerry® Bold™ 9700 Smartphone
Research In Motion Introduces BlackBerry Curve™ 8520 Smartphone
Research In Motion and Smart Telecom Unveil BlackBerry® Curve™ 8330 Smartphone
Research In Motion Release BlackBerry® Curve™ 8530 Smartphone
Motorola Rolls Out New Range of MC3100 Mobile PCs
LG Electronics Unveils LG-GW620 Smartphone
Lenovo Introduces IdeaPad S12 Netbook
Lenovo Expands Range of ThinkPad Laptops and PCs
Lenovo Unveils New IdeaCentre Desktops and IdeaPad Laptops Lines
HP Launches HP Pavilion dm3 and HP ProBook 5310m Notebooks
General Dynamics Itronix Introduces GD6000 Vehicle- Rugged Notebook
Samsung Electronics Unveils Samsung X460 and NC20 Notebooks
Intel India Unveils Netbooks in Tamil Nadu
ARCHOS Launches Mini Laptop
Samsung Introduces Mini Notebooks
Verizon to Unveil HP Mini Netbook and MiFi 3G Cloud Device
Samsung Unveils New 500GB 2.5 inch HDD
Acer Introduces Timeline Notebooks for Mobile Computing
MSI Unveils Classic C Series Notebooks
Intel Launches Microprocessors
Asus Launches New Computers
Qualcomm Rolls Out Mobile Computing Solutions
Telus Unveils New Blackberry Smartphone
Gateway Launches New Multimedia Notebooks
Gateway Unveils New TC Series
Gateway Launches New Notebook PC
Gateway Unveils New Notebook
Gateway Launches New Gateway NV Series Notebook
Gateway Unveils Notebooks with Longer Battery Life
T-Mobile to Launch 3G-Enabled Smartphone
Samsung and T-Mobile to Introduce Behold II
Gateway Unveils New Models of Notebook
T-Mobile to Launch Phone with New Technology
Sharp to Launch Notebook Incorporating Novel Touchpad Technology
Sony Electronics and Qualcomm Unveil Gobi™ Technology in VAIO Notebooks

5.RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

NuMobile to Take Over Stonewall Networks
Intel Acquires Wind River Systems
Qualcomm Takes Over Handheld Graphics and Multimedia Assets from AMD
CCE to Unveil Mobile Computing and Smartphone in Partnership with NuMobile
Sybase Enters into Partnership with Siemens for Management of Mobile Devices
Maxatech to Distribute GSML's Handheld Xplore Series in the UK
Intel Partners with Nokia For Nex-Gen Mobile Computing Solution
Jade Communications Inks Agreement with Psion Teklogix
Eric Blankenburg Unveils idaptix LLC
Maxa Technologies, SAMMI Information Systems Ink Agreement
Identica Holdings and DAP Technologies Enter Into Partnership
Phoenix Interests Purchases Stonewall Networks
Psion Teklogix and Ingram Micro Enter Into Distribution Agreement
Linpus Enters into Partnership with Insyde® Software
Motion Computing® Enters into Partnership with Sig-Tec®
Phoenix Technologies Enter Into Alliance with SanDisk
FusionOne Enters into Partnership with Susteen
Motion Computing Enters into Partnership with Urodynamix Technologies
Medlink International Purchases Stake in Anywhere MD
Lenovo Group Takes Over Sanmina-SCI's Personal Care Computer Business
ServicePower Technologies Acquires KonaWare's Assets
Anywhere MD Purchases ComedyNet
Gradiente Eletronica Signs Agreement with NeoMagic
Geodesic Information Systems Signs Licensing Agreement with Medion
Verizon Business Secures Contract from US Department of Interior

6.FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS

Acer Inc (Taiwan)
Apple Inc (USA)
ASUSTeK Computer Inc (Taiwan)
Dell Inc (USA)
Elitegroup Computer Systems (Taiwan)
Fujitsu Limited (Japan)
General Dynamics Itronix (USA)
Hewlett-Packard Company (USA)
High Tech Computer Corporation (HTC) (USA)
Lenovo Group Limited (USA)
LG Electronics Inc (Korea)
Motion Computing, Inc (USA)
Motorola, Inc (USA)
Nokia Corporation (Finland)
Palm, Inc (USA)
Panasonic Corporation (Japan)
Research In Motion Limited (Canada)
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd (South Korea)
Sony Corporation (Japan)
Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc (USA)

7.GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Table 42. Global Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Mobile Computing by Product Segment – Laptop/Notebook PC, Smartphones, PDAs, and Tablet PCs Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 43. Global 10-Year Perspective for Mobile Computing by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Laptop/Notebook PC, Smartphones, PDAs, and Tablet PCs Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 53 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 61)
Region/CountryPlayers
The United States
Canada
Japan
Europe
France
Germany
The United Kingdom
Rest of Europe
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan)
Latin America
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