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Monthly Market Pulse - July 2013

Aug 16, 2013 |

July handset sell through picks up after a weak June which is encouraging but inventory levels are still high. This still casts a shadow on the second half. The US recovers but China and Europe are still weak compared to previous years.
Smartphones were almost 60% of the market and Android share is hovering above 80%.
Samsung’s handset market share slumps as it focuses on smartphones and overall lackluster demand in the declining feature phone segment. Samsung’s share is steadfast at 35% in smartphones. Apple loses share and the winners are little know brands like Coolpad and Oppo. Nokia recovers slightly with lower-tier Lumia models such as 520, 620 ramping up and LG is also on the track to secure the Number 3 spot in the handset market...


< Table of Contents >

  • Key Tekeaways
  • Monthly Topic: Local smartphone brands emerging
  • The Market
    • Market Sizing - Demand and Supply
    • O/S landscape
    • Market by Price band 
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Country Analysis: US/China/Korea/Japan
    • Market share by Price band
    • Vendor Analysis: revenue structures
  • Features and Specs
    • Hardware trends and feature adoption rates
    • Average feature sets
    • Vendor market share by feature set 
  • Hit model lists for major vendors, globally


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