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How Savvy Smartphone Vendors Disrupted the Tablet Market

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Seasonality combined with disinterested customers led to an annual decline of 14.7 percent in worldwide tablet shipments during the first quarter of 2016 (1Q16). Global shipments of tablets reached 39.6 million, according to the latest market study by International Data Corporation (IDC).

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Why Worldwide Smartphone Growth has Stalled in 2016

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As the China market matures, the appetite for smartphones has slowed dramatically as the explosion of uptake has passed its peak. In 2013, China’s year-over-year shipment growth was 62.5 percent; by 2015, it had dropped to 2.5 percent.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Consumer Electronics Revenue Reached $665 Billion in 2015

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Global trade revenues for Consumer Electronics devices reached $665 billion in 2015, representing a 3% decline from 2014 . Mobile phones generate more than 50% of revenues, followed by PCs and Tablets at a combined 29%, traditional TV and video devices at 18%.

Source: Strategy Analytics

New Role for Smartphones in Smart Home Management

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Many more consumer electronics devices will become part of the typical home network, as the Internet of Things (IoT) phenomena gains momentum. Meanwhile, the desire to create intuitive home spaces continues to increase, which in turn creates opportunities for more vendors to gain a share of the smart home market.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Wearable Device Shipments will Exceed 200 Million by 2019

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Wearable devices and their associated software applications are destined for increased adoption. Part of an emerging market of apps within the Internet of Things (IoT), these devices will generate significant amounts of user data that will further fuel an expansion of the mobile cloud phenomena.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

How Smartphones and Phablets Compete with PC Spending

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The decline in PC volume since early 2012 is expected to linger throughout 2016, with later years offering few opportunities to boost volumes as economic issues and other consumer electronic products sap the growth potential, according to the latest market study by International Data Corporation (IDC).

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Connected Activity Tracking Devices Create a Mass of Data

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More people are wearing new personal activity tracking devices. According to the latest market study by The NPD Group, annual 2015 unit sales of connected activity trackers experienced impressive growth of 85 percent versus 2014 — that’s despite a hike in the average selling price (ASP) from $96 to $109.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

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