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Market Trends: Production of Smartphones by EMS Companies and ODMs, Worldwide, 2013

Published: 20 September 2013

ID: G00245807

Analyst(s): Jamie Wang, Amy Teng


Electronics manufacturing service companies and original design manufacturers should be swift to react to today's competitive environment and production challenges. They need to expand marketplaces and enrich their service contents.

Table Of Contents


Market Trends

  • Supply More Smartphones and Join the Apple Ecosystem
  • Supply More Hybrid and Non-iOS Smartphones
  • It's not all About the Hardware
  • China's Emerging Market Potential
  • EMS and ODM Market Supply and Demand

Contrarian View

  • Collapse in Demand Reduces EMS/ODM Smartphone Production

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