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Forecast: Smartphone Production by Chinese Manufacturers, 2012-2018

Published: 28 April 2014

ID: G00257993

Analyst(s): Roger Sheng , CK Lu , Jon Erensen


In 2013, smartphone production by Chinese manufacturers reached 356.6 million units, achieving annual growth of 94%. Chinese vendors will need to find new growth in the overseas markets as a result of market saturation in the domestic Chinese market.

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Forecast Data


  • Overall
  • Product Segment
  • End Market
  • Communications Technology


  • Smartphones Produced by Chinese OEMs/ODMs Will Represent More Than 40% of Total Worldwide Smartphone Production in 2015
  • Premium Models Will Account for One-Third of Smartphones Produced by Chinese Manufacturers
  • 4G Smartphones Will Represent the Strong Growth With 172% CAGR From 2012-2018


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