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More than 1.5 Billion Android Smartphones will Ship in 2019

global smartphone forecast

Smartphone shipments within China will now join North America and Western Europe in a more mature growth pattern. However, the ongoing fall of average selling prices (ASPs) will fuel steady growth through the end of the forecast period, with global shipments forecast to reach 1.9 billion units in 2019.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

More Remote Healthcare Upside Growth for the Internet of Things

connected healthcare internet of things m2m

The Connected Healthcare M2M market in the U.S. is expected to grow at a CAGR of almost 29% from 2015 to 2019. The latest market study by Technavio emphasizes remote IoT patient monitoring, an application through which physicians can monitor the health of patients from remote locations.

via Technavio

Smartphone Shipments in China Dominated by a Few Vendors

Xiaomi and Huawei smartphones

One in three smartphones shipped in China were from Huawei or Xiaomi in Q2 2015. Xiaomi is the largest smartphone vendor in China with 15.9% market share. However, Huawei is growing by 48% sequentially — that makes them the fastest growing vendor in the top-ten list.

via Canalys

Portable Computing Market Outlook Remains Flat in 2015

Portable Computing Market

According to the latest market study by ABI Research, total system shipments for portable computing are predicted to reach 165 million units for full-year 2015 — which is essentially flat compared to 2014 levels. “Segment growth is occurring in Chromebooks, much in part due to purchases by schools,” said Jeff Orr.

via Digital Lifescapes

Largest Population of Active Smartphone Users are in China

China Smartphone Usage

eMarketer estimates that 38.6% of the total population of China will own and use a smartphone at least monthly this year. That penetration rate adds up to a big mobile-enabled population — 525.8 million people, more smartphone users than anywhere else in the world.

via eMarketer

Mobile Internet Use May Reach Saturation in Parts of Europe

Europe Tablet Market Saturation

Media tablet shipments in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) fell by 21.4% in 2Q of 2015 compared to the same quarter in the previous year, reaching 2.8 million units shipped. Moreover, the 2-in-1 device segment contracted by by more than 38 percent.

via IDC

European Media Tablet Market Recovers from Small Downturn

European Media Tablet Market

The Western European media tablet market stabilized in Q2 2015, with total shipments contracting annually by 1.2% and reaching 7.5 million units. This decline resulted from weak demand for consumer tablets and increasing interest in enterprise 2-in-1 devices.

via IDC

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