• How fast will 4G LTE and LTE-A and 5G handset sales grow through the 2020s?

  • What will be the high-growth enabling technologies for component makers?

  • When will the rollable/bendable/flexible device displays emerge?

  • Where are the future emerging device profit pools?

  • Attach rates for BT headsets, Accessories?

  • What are the emerging use-cases for next generation devices?

  • Vendor Future: Merge, partner or disappear?

  • How will refurbished and unlocked devices evolve?

  • How rapidly will Drones, Robots and other emerging devices become mainstream?

Emerging Devices About Emerging Devices


Our Emerging Device Strategies (EDS) service provides coverage of handsets, smartphones, and emerging devices. Unique to this service are next generation LTE-A and 5G devices, handset form factor (phablet, superphone, smartphone, feature phone) forecasts, vendor specific and industry profit analysis and detailed forecasts of enabling technologies for emerging devices.

No other vendor offers the combination of timely, consistent and accurate tracking of:


  • Air Interface technology forecasts including 5G handset sales across 88 countries
  • Handset market sales and shipment forecasts by 88 countries and 19 protocols
  • The ENABLING TECHNOLOGIES powering handsets and emerging devices, including sensors, biometrics, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and new display technologies (bent/curved/flexible)
  • Over 100 enabling technologies from connectivity to audio to video to imaging to 3D to 4K displays
  • Advanced handset imaging technologies including 360 cameras and thermal imaging
  • Device vendor KPI metrics
  • Forecasts of Emerging Device Sales by form factor
  • Refurbished and Unlocked devices
  • Key Accessory Market analysis: Bluetooth Headsets, Wireless charging, Speakers
  • Tracking of microvendors that are gaining traction in India, China, Brazil and other countries and regions
  • Manufacturing locations
  • Supply Chain Dynamics
  • Price Tier evolution in Emerging and Mature Markets
  • Drones, robots and related technologies

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