Canadian Mobile Device Forecast, 2015–2019

Canadian Mobile Device Forecast, 2015–2019

IDC, Date of Publication: May 24, 2015, 21 Pages
US$4,500.00
IDC-CA2MS15

Canadian Mobile Device Market Forecast

This study examines the mobile phone and tablet markets in Canada. It forecasts mobile device shipments in Canada from 2015 to 2019. The document addresses the current mobile device market in Canada, provides forecasts for mobile device shipments, and provides context in the form of key market drivers and inhibitors affecting the forecast. Our forecasts are based on an in-depth focus on Canada's mobile devices market from a shipments perspective and from survey data aimed at consumers, IT leaders, and business and IT professionals.

The mega battle between Apple and Samsung, the two mobile device Goliaths, will continue to play out in the Canadian market. Stunningly sophisticated mobile devices, larger screen sizes, and 2-in-1 form factors will drive the overall 2.8% CAGR for smartphones, feature phones, and tablets in Canada.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Market Forecast Figure

Figure: Canadian Mobile Device Shipment Snapshot

Executive Summary

Advice for Technology Suppliers

Advice for Mobile Device Vendors

Advice for Carriers

Market Forecast

Mobile Devices

Table: Canada Mobile Device Shipments by Device Type, 2014–2019 (000)

Figure: Canada Mobile Device Shipments by Device Type, 2014–2019

Mobile Devices Installed Base

Figure: Canada Mobile Device Installed Base Forecast by Device Type, 2014–2019

Mobile Phones

Mobile Phone Operating Systems

Figure: Canada Mobile Phone Shipments by OS, 2014–2019

Smartphone Form Factors

Figure: Canada Smartphone Shipment Share by Form Factor, 2014–2019

Smartphone Operating System Installed Base

Figure: Canada Smartphone Installed Base by OS, 2014–2019

Tablets

Figure: Canada Tablet Shipment Share by Device Type, 2014–2019

Tablet Operating Systems

Figure: Canada Tablet Shipments by OS, 2014–2019

Figure: Canada Tablet Installed Base by OS, 2014–2019

Market Context

Drivers and Inhibitors

Mobile Phones

Drivers

Intense Competition

Enterprise Mobility

Phablet Form Factor

Inhibitors

Domestic Trends

Market Maturity

Tablets

Drivers

Enterprise Mobility

2-in-1 Devices and Tablets with Larger Screens

Windows-Based Devices

Inhibitors

Market Maturity

iPad Mini Cannibalization by iPhone 6 Plus

Significant Market Developments

Mobile Phones

Tablets

Changes from Prior Forecast

Figure: Canadian Mobile Device Shipments by Device Type, 2010–2019: Comparison of April 2014 and May 2015 Forecasts

Mobile Phones

Table: Canadian Mobile Phone Shipments by Form Factor, 2010–2019: Comparison of April 2014 and May 2015 Forecasts (000)

Tablets

Table: Canadian Tablet Shipments, 2011–2019: Comparison of April 2014 and May 2015 Forecasts (000)

Market Definition

Methodology

Related Research

 

Date of Publication:
May 24, 2015
File Format:
PDF via E-mail
Number of Pages:
21 Pages
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