Explosive Market Growth in the US for MIDs/Tablets and 3DTVsWednesday, May 26th, 2010
Demand for consumer electronic (CE) devices is soaring in the US – especially in key segments like 3DTVs and Mobile Internet Devices (MIDs)/Tablets. Year-over-year shipment growth for these two segments will be 142% and 231%, respectively, between 2010 and 2011, reports In-Stat.
3DTVs and MIDS/Tablets will also represent a bright spot for CE manufacturers and content providers because the installed base for these segments will continue to expand steadily. The US installed base units for 3DTVs and MID/Tablets will double from 2010 to 2011 and on through 2013. In fact, In-Stat expects the total US installed base of CE devices to almost double between 2009 and 2013.
3DTVs and MIDs/Tablets are not the only CE segments poised for strong growth in the US. Recent research by In-Stat found:
- The US installed base for smartphones to reach 198 million by 2013.
- Mobile PCs will continue to lead the computing category in units shipped through 2013.
- Despite many bright spots in the US CE market, maturing segments like portable media players (PMPs) and desktop PCs will show declining growth rates through 2013.
- By 2013, there will be 1.9 billion installed CE devices in the US.
In-Stat report, US Consumer Electronic Device Tracker: Shipments and Installed Base, (#IN1004846ID), provides US-specific unit shipment and installed base forecasts for a wide range of consumer electronic (CE) devices. CE segments included in this report are:
- Cellular Devices (mobile phones, feature phones, smartphones)
- Computing Equipment (desktop PCs, laptops, netbooks, MIDs/Tablets)
- Portable CE (MP3 players, PMPs, e-readers, handheld game consoles, edutainment toys)
- Stationary CE (audio systems, networked appliances, set-top boxes, televisions, digital photo frames, video game consoles)
For a free sample of the report and more information, please contact Elaine Potter at: [email protected] or (480) 483-4441