Gerrit Schneemann

Gerrit Schneemann

As a member of the Omdia team covering smartphones for over a decade, Gerrit Schneeman has significant experience in the global handset market. He provides analysis and insights into what’s driving the smartphone market, which technologies are making a difference, and what's next in the space.

A regular contributor to various reports and databases such as the Mobile Handset Database – Country report, the Active Installed Database, and Model Market Tracker, Gerrit looks at the market from a consumer’s perspective, keeping a finger on developments in the wireless carrier space, as well as applications and services which impact smartphone usage and trends. He is regularly quoted in print and online publications. Before focusing exclusively on mobile handsets and smartphones, he specialized in the Portable Navigation Device (PND) market. He also covered location-based technologies and LBS services for the consumer market.

Gerrit joined the company in 2008 as part of iSuppli, now part of Omdia. He graduated from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, with a Bachelor of Science in political science, and he completed his degree work for a Master of Science in predictive analytics at Northwestern University, both in the United States. He is fluent in English and German.


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Smartphone Active Installed Base Databases

The Smartphone Active Installed Base data quantifies the smartphone models in use and their capabilities for over 70 countries around the world. The data includes air interface types, audio and video codecs, battery capacities, browsers, camera (rear and front camera megapixels, OIS), chipsets, display type (size, resolution, technology), GPU, OS version, satellite navigation types, SIM slot types and number sensors (GPS, NFC, gyroscope, barometer), IP rating, memory & storage, and more.

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Mobile, Consumer & Connected Devices Mobile & Telecom
Smartphone Model Market Tracker - Q1 2020

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Mobile & Telecom
Mobile Handset Specification Database

The Mobile Handset Specification Search Tool includes over 250 specification attributes with the ability to filter. The database includes handset specifications from devices released in 1999 to present day.

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Mobile, Consumer & Connected Devices Semiconductors Mobile & Telecom
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