Consumer Electronics



Embedded WLAN (Wi-Fi) CE Devices: Global Market Forecast



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Report Summary:

Global shipments of Wi-Fi enabled CE devices (including smartphones) reached 2.23 billion units in 2018. Globally, Wi-Fi was embedded in 84% of all CE devices in 2018 and will rise to 94% of all devices shipped worldwide by the end of 2023. The global installed base of Wi-Fi-enabled CE devices reached 6.75 billion units in 2018, which translates to an average of nine Wi-Fi devices per global Wi-Fi household. The 802.11ac standard or Wi-Fi 5 is emerging as the dominant Wi-Fi version for CE devices today. However, new standards are emerging such as 802.11ax or Wi-Fi 6 which promises faster data rates and greater capacity to serve those higher speeds to multiple devices simultaneously. Embedded Wi-Fi has become a table stakes technology for many product categories such as smartphones, PCs, tablets and game consoles and over the forecast period, Wi-Fi device sales are expected to grow at 5% CAGR with segments such as flat-panel TVs, set-top-boxes and digital video recorders, wireless speakers and soundbars growing at above average rates.

This report forecasts Wi-Fi-enabled CE device shipments by Wi-Fi standard from 2012 to 2023 globally with regional breakouts and identifies the categories that will grow at above-average rates during the next five years. Types of devices covered include:  AV Receiver, Blu-ray Disc Player, Desktop PC, Digital Camera, Digital Media Streamer, Digital Video Recorder, Docking Station, E-Book Reader, Flat-panel TV, Game Console, Integrated HiFi System, Mobile Handset, Mobile PCs and Tablets, Network Attached Storage, Portable Game Console, Portable Media Player, Set-top Box, Soundbar, Wireless Speaker.
 

Table of Contents

1. Title
2. Contents
3. Introduction
4. Analysis
5. Charts
6. Global WiFi Device Sales
7. Global WiFi Device IB
8. Global WiFi Device Value
9. NA WiFi Device Sales
10. NA WiFi Device IB
11. NA  WiFi Device Value
12. WE WiFi Device Sales
13. WE WiFi Device IB
14. WE WiFi Device Value
15. CEE WiFi Device Sales
16. CEE WiFi Device IB
17. CEE WiFi Device Value
18. APAC WiFi Device Sales
19. APAC WiFi Device IB
20. APAC WiFi Device Value
21. CALA WiFi Device Sales
22. CALA WiFi Device IB
23. CALA WiFi Device Value
24. MEA WiFi Device Sales
25. MEA WiFi Device IB
26. MEA WiFi Device Value
27. Definitions
28. Methodology
29. Countries Covered
30. Contacts
31. Flat File
32. Pivot Table
 

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