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Forecast Analysis: Mobile Phones and Consumer Electronics, Worldwide, 1Q12 Update

Published: 12 April 2012

ID: G00232950

Analyst(s): Ben Lee , Paul O'Donovan, Marielena Oppenheimer, Jon Erensen , Hiroyuki Shimizu, Amy Teng


Gartner estimates semiconductor revenue of mobile handset components will surpass $57 billion in 2012. Higher semiconductor content, continued bill-of-materials reductions and attractive offers are translating into booming sales of mobile handsets.

Table Of Contents


  • General Assumptions and Forecast Changes, 1Q12
    • Blue Laser DVD Players
    • Digital Set-Top Boxes
    • Digital Still Cameras
    • LCD TVs
    • Media Tablets
    • Mini-notebook PCs
    • Mobile Handsets
    • Mobile PCs


  • Consumer Electronic Equipment, 1Q12 Forecast Update
    • Blue Laser DVD Players
    • Digital STBs
    • Digital Still Cameras
    • LCD TVs
    • Media Tablets
    • Mini-notebook PCs
    • Mobile Handsets
    • Mobile PCs
    • Market Model
  • Forecast Components
    • Electronic Equipment Unit Production
    • Semiconductor Device Unit Content
    • Semiconductor Device ASPs
  • Influencing Factors
    • Channel Demand and End-Market Demand
    • Enterprise Budgets and Spending
    • Consumer Spending
    • System Design and Functional Integration
    • Features and Functions
    • Supply Versus Demand and Cost Reduction
    • R&D Spending
    • Capital Spending
  • Connections
    • Enterprise Budgets and Spending > Channel/End-Market Demand
    • Consumer Spending > Channel/End-Market Demand
    • Features and Functions > System Design
    • Device and Package Design > Functional Integration
    • Technology Node > Functional Integration
    • Device and Package Design > Features and Functions
    • Technology Node > Cost Reduction
    • Capital Spending > Manufacturing Utilization

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