According to the latest report from our Wireless Smartphone Strategies (WSS) services: Global Smartphone Sales Forecast for 88 Countries : 2007 to 2022
, global smartphone sales volume will grow +7%
in 2017, improved from 2% annual growth rate in 2016, thanks to improved economic situations in selected regions / countries, as well as expected hardware innovations which would trigger strong replacement sales.
remains as the biggest region, followed by North America. Africa Middle East will maintain the highest growth rate through 2022. The three largest smartphone countries by far in the next five years will be China
and the USA
, due to their massive populations.
Our extensive report forecasts global smartphone sales, for 88 countries
worldwide, from 2007 to 2022
. Almost every major country worldwide is covered, including the United States, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Russia, Brazil, Mexico, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, UK, Germany, France, Italy and Spain. This report can be used by operators, software developers, content developers, handset vendors, component makers, car manufacturers and other stakeholders to determine the size and growth rate of the huge global smartphone market.