DUBLIN, September 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/94sxmv/smartphone_market) has announced the addition of the "Smartphone Market in India 2014-2018" report to their offering.
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A smartphone is a cell phone with advanced functionality beyond calls and text messaging. Smartphones have the capability to play videos, display images, surf the web, and access e-mail. Smartphones such as Android-based phones and iPhones can run third-party applications. Today, smartphones have become a common purchase for consumers. With advancements in technology, smartphones are now smaller and cheaper than earlier devices. Manufacturers such as Apple, Nokia, and Samsung offer a wide variety of smartphone options. The increase in smartphone availability has led to a decline in the usage of standard feature phones.
The analysts forecast the Smartphone market in India will grow at a CAGR of 41.26 percent in terms of revenue over the period 2013-2018.
To calculate market size, the report considers revenue generated from the sales of smartphones to non-business customers. The report does not consider the sales of smartphone accessories and peripherals, aftermarket sales, servicing, and other indirect costs.
The report, the Smartphone Market in India 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report focuses on the Smartphone market in India landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.
The emerging e-commerce market in India played a significant role in the sales of smartphones in the country. E-commerce websites in India such as Big Basket.com, Amazon.com, Quickr.com, and OLX.com promote the sale of smartphones and provide a platform to trade smartphones. For instance, the smartphone models from Motorola MOTO G, E, and X were available only on Flipkart.com in February 2014 and not any other sales channel.
According to the report, The Smartphone market in India is driven by many factors, one of which is the increase in 3G technology. People in urban India are accessing smartphones with much faster speed and functionalities to access more data. The smartphone has now become a necessity because of its usage and fast browsing speed to get online information, online products purchasing, and social networking.
Key Topics Covered:
01. Executive Summary
02. List of Abbreviations
03. Scope of the Report
04. Market Research Methodology
06. Country Overview
07. Indian Mobile Phone Industry
08. Smartphone Penetration in India
09. Market Landscape
10. Market Segmentation by OS
11. Buying Criteria
12. Market Growth Drivers
13. Drivers and their Impact
14. Market Challenges
15. Impact of Drivers and Challenges
16. Market Trends
17. Trends and their Impact
18. Vendor Landscape
19. Key Vendor Analysis
20. Other Reports in this Series
- Karbonn Mobile India Pvt. Ltd.
- Lava International Ltd.
- Micromax Informatics Ltd.
- Nokia Corp.
- Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
- Apple Inc.
- HTC Corp.
- LG Electronics Inc.
- Sony Corp.
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