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Research and Markets: The Global Smartphone Shipment Volume Industry to Witness a 27% Year-On-Year Growth to Around 868.0 Million Units In 2013

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8pxbfx/the_global) has announced the addition of the "The Global Smartphone Industry: A New Era of Competition and Major Players' Strategies" report to their offering.

The global Smartphone industry is highly concentrated such that the combined revenue share of Apple and Samsung is expected to have reached around 60% and the combined profit share around 95% in 2012, thereby leaving only 5% of profits to be shared by other Smartphone branded vendors. This report profiles the development of the global Smartphone industry in 2012, examines strategies of five major groups in the industry and provides an insight into the future outlook of the industry while pointing out feasible product strategies to be put in place by other Smartphone brands, aside from Apple and Samsung, in order to seize a larger piece of the market-pie.

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- Worldwide Smartphone shipment volume forecast by price point for the period 2012-2017

- New competition in the Smartphone industry and major players' strategies, including global branded vendors, regional branded vendors, mobile operating system suppliers, networking service suppliers, and PC branded vendors

- Future feasible strategies of other Smartphone branded vendors, aside from Samsung and Apple, in terms of service, platform, channel, market, and technology

While the global Smartphone industry is highly concentrated by Apple and Samsung, of which their combined profit share expect to reach around 95% in 2012, leaving only 5% of profits to be shared by other Smartphone branded vendors. How are those brand vendors and operators going to survive by making new strategies in order to seize a larger piece of the market-pie?

Companies Mentioned

- Acer

- Alcatel-Lucent

- Apple

- Asus

- AT&T

- Baidu

- Bharti Airtel

- China Mobile

- China Telecom

- China Unicom

- Coolpad

- Dell

- FingerWorks

- Gionee

- Google

- Hisense

- HP

- HTC

- Huawei

- Lenovo

- Liquidmetal

- MediaTek

- Murata Manufacturing

- Nokia

- OPPO

- Orange

- Panasonic

- Powermat

- Qualcomm

- Samsung

- Sony

- Telefonica

- Tencent

- T-Mobile

- Toshiba

- Verizon

- Vodafone

- Xiaomi

- ZTE

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8pxbfx/the_global

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