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Constant change and convergence continues quickly in the mobile market with tight integration needed among hardware, operating systems, app stores and over-the-top services, creating new challenges for established telecom operations. What’s more, the mobile ecosystem is increasingly complicated, making long-term product planning difficult.

Gain the critical information needed to track value chains, business models and the competitive dynamics within today’s highly complex mobile environment with our focused coverage of digital security, IoT, M2M, smart cities, wearables and more.

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Get critical insight into cellular connectivity for Internet of Things (IoT) devices. The Cellular IoT (formerly M2M) Intelligence Service combines strategic analysis and real-time forecasts, allowing for unparalleled insight into all the key aspects of this dynamic and rapidly evolving industry.
"Must have" analysis of the major consumer technology platforms and ecosystems and how they are transforming the digital world.
The single source for complete analysis of IoT devices. This service features our IoT Devices Market Tracker, which provides up-to-date data for device shipments, installed base and connectivity shipments.
Understand the IoT platforms software and services market. This service features our IoT Platforms Market Tracker, which provides historical and forecast data for devices managed by an IoT platform, segmented by platform subcategory and region.
Navigate the market for sensors used in smartphones, wearables and consumer electronics. This service features our proprietary MEMS market tracker, which details the market for 35+ MEMS and sensors used in 20+ application categories.
IHS Markit smartphone research is different. We deliver comprehensive smartphone data, down to specific models and component categories, providing you with the detailed insight and data you need on the rapidly evolving global smartphone industry.
Get actionable recommendations for navigating the rapidly evolving global smartphone industry. This service builds upon our standard service – which includes our proprietary Smartphone Model Market Tracker, Handset Database and Handset Specification Database – with access to our Smartphone Active Installed Base Databases that detail the active installed base of smartphones by model, feature and country and much more.


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  • Jun Wen Woo, Seth Wallis-Jones | May 13, 2020
    Omdia has tracked funding and M&A activity for 15 major platform companies since 2010. Funding activity has seen a significant downturn in 2019 as platform companies pull back from investing in almost all sectors – bar developer tools and analytics.
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  • Julian Watson, Baldesh Singh, Li Fen Siew, Matthew Ong | May 12, 2020
    IHS Markit has developed a series of case studies analyzing the implementation of IoT across a range of verticals, such as agriculture, healthcare, logistics, smart home and many others.
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  • Icon Tim Westcott | May 08, 2020
    The Media & Technology Digest provides a monthly analysis of the key trends and innovations shaping the global technology landscape. Written by our senior analysts the digest includes a detailed focus on key industry hot topics, analysis of all major industry and product announcements with in-depth examinations of significant industry trends.
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  • Jeff Lin | May 29, 2020
    This tracker offers a quarterly excel database on gaming notebooks, with historical & forecast shipment data by size, resolution, and region. The quarterly excel file also includes connectivity & storage data, including LTE/5G & non- LTE/5G.
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  • Gerrit Schneemann | May 27, 2020
    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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  • Jeff Lin | May 22, 2020
    This tracker offers a quarterly excel database, providing the top 19 brands’ notebook PC & tablet historical and forecast shipment data by size, resolution, display technology and region. The database also covers the OS/processor and form factor. Each accompanying quarterly PPT addresses the overall notebook PC and tablet market, brand dynamics, and product development trends.
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  • A difficult year manifests itself and points to a 5G future
    Gerrit Schneemann , Anna Ahrens | September 20, 2019
    IFA 2019 missed out on a standout device launch, unless the re-release of the Samsung Galaxy Fold counts. However, the industry is laying the ground work for even more aggressive 5G device roll-outs next year with the introduction of a number integrated 5G processor solutions.
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  • 37th Japan Display Forum
    Jusy Hong | August 06, 2019
    This is a market analysis presentation was given at the 37th Japan Display Forum - 2019, held on July 26, 2019.
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  • Max Signorelli, Fateha Begum | June 26, 2019
    An exclusive presentation on the changing digital landscape and its impact on home entertainment. This was delivered at a DEGE Learning Session, organised with the British Screen Association of Screen Entertainment, in May 2019 in London.
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Analysts View All (5)

  • Icon Research Analyst II, Mobile and Telecoms
    Abel Nevarez covers mobile network infrastructure trends and activity.
  • Icon Senior Analyst, Smartphones
    Gerrit Schneemann has followed the global handset market for more than a decade, as part of the Omdia team covering smartphones.
  • Icon Research and Analysis Director, Smartphone
    Jusy Hong is responsible for mobile device, networks and media in the Asia Pacific. He covers mobile handset shipment, production, technology, & media trends as well as companies' strategies.
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