Mobile computing devices have made headway in the Electronics industry in the last decade. Devices such as smartphones and tablets have become indispensable to most people across the world. Companies are increasingly encouraging their employees to work from home or other remote locations to ensure that employees are accessible during work hours. On a similar note, there are organizations that are also implementing bring your own device policies, allowing employees to bring their personal mobile devices and connect them to the company’s network. All of this has been facilitated by mobile computing devices. TechNavio’s analysts have conducted an in-depth research on select mobile computing devices and forecast the respective markets to grow at the following CAGRs during the period 2012-2017.
• Smartphones – 8.3 percent CAGR
• Phablets – 22.7 percent CAGR
• Ultrabooks – 37.4 percent CAGR
• E-Readers – (18.7) percent CAGR
• Tablets – 17 percent CAGR
• Laptops – (4.7) CAGR
There are many challenges faced by the above mentioned markets and the threat of counterfeits is one of the most important ones. However, there are also some positive trends that are emerging in these markets. One of the interesting trends is that numerous organizations are investing a considerable amount in the R&D of mobile computing devices.
TechNavio’s report, the Global Mobile Computing Devices Market 2012-2017, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the Global Mobile Computing Devices market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.