Exclusive extracts from this 69-page-long report:
- Who are the key players?
About 60% of the market is dominated by the top five players: Samsung, Apple, Huawei, Xiaomi and Oppo. It difficult for other players to claim more market share, especially when overall demand for mobile phones is declining. [...]
Groups analysed in this report include: Apple, Samsung, Huawei, Sony, LG Electronics, Lenovo, Nokia, TCL Corporation, ZTE Corp. and HTC.
- What are the players' strategies?
With pre-commercial deployment of its 5G products already underway in the US, Samsung is starting to see some of the earliest evidence of the potential for new and compelling 5G driven services. Samsung has been focused on 5G R&D for nearly half a decade. In February 2017, Samsung announced a complete portfolio of commercial 5G products and solutions, including 5G RFIC and ASIC modem chipsets, a 5G Home router, a 5G Radio base station, and Next Generation Core. […]
- What are the players' key growth and profitability drivers?
Huawei's 2017 revenue was €79.12bn, up 15.7% year-on-year. The main drivers of the increase in revenue were the accelerated pace of digital transformation and a growing share of the smartphone market. [...]