• 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 Technologies (EDT) experts analyze the attach rates, volumes, and pace of innovation in technology powering a wide range of smart devices.

The Emerging Device Technologies service tracks and forecasts:

  • Air Interface (5G) technology forecasts by device type across 88 countries
  • Enabling technologies including AI, SensorsBiometrics, and new Display technologies (type, resolution, aspect ratio)
  • Advanced imaging, audio and video technologies
  • Analysis and forecasts of emerging devices by form factor (curved, foldable, rollable)
  • Manufacturing locations and Technologies
  • Drones, robots and related technologies

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