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Market research for the consumer electronics industry

Euromonitor has the world’s most comprehensive research on the consumer electronics industry. We monitor and analyse industry trends in consumer electronics globally, including in-depth data on market share and market size – from the “big picture” down to specific category levels. Categories in consumer electronics include:

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Home Audio and Cinema in Poland

Home audio and cinema is being pushing out from the market by other consumer electronics. An increasing number of Poles decide to experience music via in-built TV speakers on their computers. In addition, with widespread mobile devices, especially ...

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Imaging Devices in Poland

Imaging devices continued to be one of the worst performing categories in consumer electronics. Moreover, the decline in volume sales is only accelerating with time. In 2014, imaging devices recorded a 10% decrease in volume terms, with sales of ...

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In-Car Entertainment in Poland

In-car entertainment is a mature category of consumer electronics with rapidly declining volume sales. In-car navigation, which holds the biggest volume share, recorded dramatic dips since smartphones became popular in Poland. Consumers increasingly...

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Mobile Phones in Poland

2014 was the second year in which sales of smartphones outperformed sales of feature phones. In 2014, the disproportion between these two was even bigger than in 2013; smartphones accounted for 70% share of all mobile phones’ volume sales. ...

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Consumer Electronics in Poland

2014 was another year of exponential growth in the sales of smartphones and tablets. Advanced mobile devices are increasingly seen as essential tools of not only entrepreneurs but also average consumers. Due to increased popularity of these products,...

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Portable Players in Poland

2014 was another year of decline in the average price per unit of e-readers. A typical device now costs less than PLN350 which is below 50% of the average price in 2009. Such a trend was a consequence of increasing competition in Poland and cheaper ...

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Computers and Peripherals in Poland

In 2014, tablets showed its true potential as successors of laptops, especially in retail. 2014 was the first year in which overall sales (business and retail) of tablets outperformed volume sales of laptops. There are several reasons for what is a ...

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Beijing Xiao Mi Co Ltd in Consumer Electronics

Beijing Xiao Mi Co Ltd is one of the fastest growing smartphone vendors in China and, along with its fellow Chinese competitors, it is looking to expand globally. The company has a growing presence in a number of Asian markets, and has also been ...

Oct 2014 | US$525 | Pages: 29 | Add to cart | View details

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Computers and Peripherals in Canada

Computer sales at the end of the review period continued to be characterised by portability and mobility, with tablets taking the lead in growth. It is no surprise that desktops continue to drop, with an expected decline of 5% in retail volume terms ...

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Home Audio and Cinema in Canada

Steady growth in home audio and cinema over the review period led to high household penetration and declining demand as replacement cycles are long and the installed base of upgraded or new equipment has largely been played out in major retail ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 16 | Add to cart | View details

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Imaging Devices in Canada

Sales of digital cameras and camcorders struggled in 2013 as they continue to face stiff competition from increasingly high quality cameras on smartphones and tablets. New models of smartphones feature cameras that range from low resolution three ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 17 | Add to cart | View details

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In-Car Entertainment in Canada

In-car entertainment faces mounting challenges on several fronts as penetration of GPS devices and smartphones continues to climb. The expansion of multi-feature devices in mobile technology and services present additional challenges. Navigation ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 17 | Add to cart | View details

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Mobile Phones in Canada

Smartphone growth in 2013 slowed considerably from the peak rates registered over 2009-2011 as penetration rates increased, and the category became as reliant on upgrades as it is on new sales. The smartphone penetration rate for mobile phones in ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 23 | Add to cart | View details

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Consumer Electronics in Canada

Known formally as Bill 60, the Wireless Services Agreements Act, 2013, the new provisions to the Consumer Protection Act (CPA), received Royal Assent and were implemented in December 2013. Also known as The Wireless Code, the new legislation ...

Oct 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 88 | Add to cart | View details

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Portable Players in Canada

Portable players saw retail sales decline at the end of the review period as smartphones cannibalised demand. Multi-function trends and the use of smartphones for what was once the domain of single-use devices impacting this segment, similar to ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 16 | Add to cart | View details

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Imaging Devices in the US

As of January 2014, 58% of all US adults owned a smartphone, according to Pew Research Center, an increase from just 35% in 2011, an indicator that smartphone ownership is fast becoming a part of everyday life for a majority of Americans. Most ...

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In-Car Entertainment in the US

In-dash media players in the US is a tale of two categories, with in-dash audio players doing quite poorly despite in-dash video players doing quite well. In-dash audio players retail volume sales are expected to fall by 3% in 2014 after a ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 22 | Add to cart | View details

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Mobile Phones in the US

Smartphones continues to be the one of the largest focal points of all of consumer electronics in the US, with 134 million units shipping in 2014. This represents 9% growth in retail volume terms over the previous year and is impressive considering ...

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Consumer Electronics in the US

2012-2013 was not a particularly beneficial period for consumer electronics in the US for unit growth. Certain consumer electronics, such as tablets and smartphones, have continued to drive growth, but have not been able to completely counteract the ...

Oct 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 94 | Add to cart | View details

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Portable Players in the US

According to Euromonitor International nomenclature, portable players is a category which includes portable multimedia players, portable MP3 players, other portable media players and e-readers. The definition of e-readers is restricted to devices ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 26 | Add to cart | View details

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Computers and Peripherals in the US

Laptops (and desktops to a lesser extent) are losing out on sales as consumers’ form preferences have begun to shift, favouring the portability and relatively attractive price points that netbooks and tablets both provide. Not only can a tablet cost ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 32 | Add to cart | View details

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Home Audio and Cinema in the US

Wireless speakers have done quite well because of their ease of use and ability to synchronise well with digital media libraries and smartphones. Their success, however, is merely a changing of the guard in home audio and cinema, coming at the ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 21 | Add to cart | View details

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Imaging Devices in Argentina

Due to a resolution from the Ministry of Industry (45/2011), imports of consumer electronics devices including cameras and camcorders, CD players, MP3, TVs (LCD, plasma and LED TVs) amongst others have been restricted by the application of ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 20 | Add to cart | View details

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In-Car Entertainment in Argentina

In-car entertainment volume sales contracted by 26% in 2013 and 3% in 2014 driven by a mix of import barriers imposed in 2011 including tax increases, non-automatic import licences and new legislation regarding maps included in imported navigation ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 20 | Add to cart | View details

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Mobile Phones in Argentina

Migration from standard feature phones to smartphones continues to increase in Argentina, with volume sales of the latter soaring at a double-digit rate for the fifth consecutive year at 22% whereas feature phones posted a severe contraction of 48%. ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 17 | Add to cart | View details

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Consumer Electronics in Argentina

In early 2014 local government opened the bidding process to install a 4G spectrum. Argentina’s telecommunications infrastructure has been undergoing strong pressure on its 3G network after soaring retail volume growth of portable devices over the ...

Oct 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 84 | Add to cart | View details

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Portable Players in Argentina

Portable players are rolling down the product life cycle curve and continue in a decline phase after seeing a temporary growth in volume in 2011 thanks to the introduction of e-readers in Argentina. Portable players are suffering from a strategic ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 28 | Add to cart | View details

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Home Audio and Cinema in Argentina

Volume sales growth of home audio and cinema during 2013 was driven by government policies protecting local production by imposing a mix of artificial barriers including non-automatic import licences and differential tax rates and duties on imports. ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 21 | Add to cart | View details

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Computers and Peripherals in Argentina

Sales of computers and peripherals have been impacted by import restrictions imposed in 2011 in several ways, yet the most notable is a reduced average quality in the product offering across categories. Another driver for local manufacturers’ sales ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 34 | Add to cart | View details

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Imaging Devices in the United Kingdom

“Quality over quantity” is the key trend within the largest category within imaging devices, digital cameras, during 2014, with those consumers interested in such imaging devices opting to upgrade to more expensive models with increased functionality...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 16 | Add to cart | View details

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Mobile Phones in the United Kingdom

Although smartphones continues to grow in volume and value terms, a lack of significant innovation has resulted in the replacement cycle lengthening slightly to 23 months in 2014. Many smartphones manufacturers have focused much of their attention on...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 17 | Add to cart | View details

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Portable Players in the United Kingdom

The increasing capability of smartphones and tablets to double up as e-readers and MP3 players is having an adverse effect on the portable players category in the UK with many manufacturers, such as Sony UK Ltd, seeking to exit the category ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 16 | Add to cart | View details

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Computers and Peripherals in the United Kingdom

The very strong growth in the UK tablets and other portable computers category continued in 2014, albeit at a slower rate than earlier in the review period. It posted a double-digit retail volume increase for the fifth consecutive year. A series of ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 21 | Add to cart | View details

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Home Audio and Cinema in the United Kingdom

Soundbars represent one of the few success stories within the home audio and cinema category, as the success of this product type served to support 4% retail volume growth recorded by speakers in 2014. The inferior sound quality offered by ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 18 | Add to cart | View details

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In-Car Entertainment in the United Kingdom

Sales within the in-car entertainment category continue to underperform in 2014, with retail volume sales falling by 14%, and value sales declining by a 19%. Despite an improvement in new car sales, consumers prefer to use their portable smartphones ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 16 | Add to cart | View details

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Consumer Electronics in the United Kingdom

The UK posted positive GDP growth for consecutive quarters in 2014 but the upturn in consumer confidence has not yet been felt by consumer electronics retailers on the whole, with new innovations such as wearable electronics slow to resonate with UK ...

Oct 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 77 | Add to cart | View details

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Home Audio and Cinema in Mexico

As music formats are in continuous evolution, moving away from CDs towards MP3 portable players, manufacturers are being forced to adapt along the way. This has translated into devices across many categories of home audio and cinema featuring ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 18 | Add to cart | View details

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Imaging Devices in Mexico

In line with trends observed towards the end of the review period, a boom in smartphones and tablets in Mexico is irremediably having a negative effect on the dynamism of imaging devices in general, which is seeing a retail volume sales decline of 2%...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 18 | Add to cart | View details

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In-Car Entertainment in Mexico

During 2014, in-car entertainment products are registering a decline of 3% in retail volume sales. A variety of factors are influencing this behaviour; however, the most decisive one is the constant replacement rate of vehicles in Mexico, with new ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 18 | Add to cart | View details

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Mobile Phones in Mexico

2013 and early 2014 witnessed the emergence of a new generation of smartphones, following the launch of the iPhone 5S and the Samsung Galaxy S5. As manufacturers realise how such flagship products serve their brand reputation building, they are ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 20 | Add to cart | View details

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Consumer Electronics in Mexico

The Mexican economy showed weakness during 2013, a year in which growth forecasts were consistently reduced to a weak 1% expansion of real GDP. Although economic performance is certainly tied to confidence indexes and consumption levels, consumer ...

Oct 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 84 | Add to cart | View details

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Portable Players in Mexico

In line with what was observed in the review period, portable players has exhibited a somewhat short product lifecycle curve, not being able to enjoy a burgeoning peak stage before other products with substitute functionalities have bounced into ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 17 | Add to cart | View details

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Computers and Peripherals in Mexico

An ongoing trend towards greater portability is becoming increasingly evident in the segment of computers and peripherals in Mexico. Sales of desktops continued to exhibit steady decline of 4% in 2013 in retail volume terms and are decreasing by 3% ...

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Imaging Devices in Chile

The decrease of 15% in retail volume expected for digital cameras in 2014 is underpinned by the increasing popularity of smartphones and tablets which feature good-quality camera lenses. Among cameras, fixed lens units remain the most popular, ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 15 | Add to cart | View details

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In-Car Entertainment in Chile

According to the Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas of Chile, the automotive fleet in the country grew by 7% in 2013, reaching 4.1 million units. This growth was supported by sales of new vehicles, which in 2013 increased by 12% to reach 378,000 ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 14 | Add to cart | View details

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Mobile Phones in Chile

Retail volume sales of mobile phones are expected to fall by 10% in 2013. Household mobile phone penetration is highly mature in Chile, and with smartphone penetration reaching 110% in 2014, Chile has one of the highest mobile phone penetration rates...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 16 | Add to cart | View details

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Consumer Electronics in Chile

The world cup of Brazil was very important for Chileans. Chile had one of the most competitive national teams in its history and it played against world powers such as Spain and Holland. Thousands of Chileans travelled to Brazil, but most stayed in ...

Oct 2014 | US$1,900 | Pages: 74 | Add to cart | View details

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Portable Players in Chile

The portable players category is expected to see a decline of 21% in retail volume sales in 2014 due to the weak performance of portable MP3 players and multimedia players. Portable media players struggled due to the strong impact of smartphones and ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 15 | Add to cart | View details

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Computers and Peripherals in Chile

Chileans consumers are increasingly opting for lighter and easy-to-carry devices, though a certain level of performance is required. For many Chilean consumers, desktops are too large, impractical and cannot be used in public places, while netbooks ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 20 | Add to cart | View details

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Home Audio and Cinema in Chile

Hi-fi systems offer a variety of technological capabilities to attract customers, including colourful LED illumination and effects, USB ports, Bluetooth connections and strong sound. At the same time the possibility of downloading music from the ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Pages: 15 | Add to cart | View details
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