Gartner Research

Competitive Landscape: Smartphone ODMs and EMS Companies

Published: 16 August 2018

ID: G00347005

Analyst(s): Ben Lee


Outsourcing of smartphone production from OEM vendors to EMS/ODMs is increasing. Technology product managers at OEMs must build mutually beneficial partnerships with ODMs and EMS providers to maximize increased cost savings opportunities.

Table Of Contents


  • Competitive Situation and Trends
    • China’s EMS/ODMs Gain Growth Momentum Along With China’s OEMs in Smartphones
    • Scale and Service Matter for EMS/ODMs to Sustain Competitiveness
    • Two Tiers and Two Service Types
  • Market Players
  • The Future of Competition
  • Competitive Profiles
    • FIH Mobile
    • Wingtech
    • Huaqin
    • Pegatron
  • References and Methodology

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