USB 3.0 Devices Market - Global Strategic Business Report

USB 3.0 - Global Strategic Business Report

Global Industry Analysts, Date of Publication: Sep 21, 2017, 187 Pages
US$4,950.00
GIA-MCP7781

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for USB 3.0 in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2016 through 2024. Also, a five-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 75 companies including many key and niche players such as -

ADATA Technology Co., Ltd.
Corsair Components, Inc
ELECOM Co., Ltd.
EMTEC
Gigastone Corporation
HP, Inc.


USB 3.0 - Global Strategic Business Report
TABLE OF CONTENTS

 I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

      Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations                       I-1
      Disclaimers                                                       I-2
      Data Interpretation & Reporting Level                             I-2
       Quantitative Techniques & Analytics                              I-3
      Product Definitions and Scope of Study                            I-3


 II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW                                                  II-1
      A Prelude                                                         II-1
      USB - An Evolution to 3.0                                         II-1
       USB 3.0 Vs USB 2.0: A Comparative Analysis                       II-2
       USB 3.0 Vs USB 2.0: Comparison of Data Transfer Rates by File
        Size                                                            II-3
      Widespread Availability of Enabled Devices Drives the Market      II-3
      Efficient Battery Maintenance - Business Case for USB 3.0         II-3
      Backward Compatibility - A Marked Trait from Previous Versions    II-4
      USB 3.0 Gears Up for Upward Growth                                II-4
       Opportunity Indicator:                                           II-5
        A Peek into End-Use Applications for USB 3.0                    II-5
       Key Statistical Data:                                            II-5
        Table 1: Global USB-Enabled Devices Market (2012, 2014 &
        2016): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Shipments by USB
        Technology (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                 II-5
      Growing Demand for USB 3.0 Interface to Benefit USB 3.0 Chips
       Market                                                           II-6
      PC Segment - The Early Adopter of USB 3.0 Interface               II-6
      Rising Data Portability Needs Drive USB 3.0                       II-6
      USB 3.0 Flash Drives Make the Cut in Storage Market               II-7
       Opportunity Indicators:                                          II-8
        Table 2: Enterprise Uses of USB Flash Drives: Percentage
        Share Breakdown of Volume of Stored Data by Nature of
        Information (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                II-8

        Table 3: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        USB Flash Drives by Technology - USB2.0, USB3.0 and Other
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in Million
        Units for Years 2012 through 2015 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    II-9

        Table 4: World 4-Year Perspective for USB Flash Drives by
        Technology - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for USB2.0,
        USB3.0 and Other Markets for Years 2012 & 2015 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      II-9
      USB 3.0 High-Bandwidth Storage Devices - A Major Draw             II-10
      Consumer Entertainment & Communication Devices Lap Up USB 3.0     II-10
       Smartphones Phones - USB Type C Threat on the Anvil              II-10
        Opportunity Indicator:                                          II-11
         Table 5: Global Shipments (in Million Units) of Tablets,
         Smartphones, Laptops and Desktop PCs: 2015 & 2020 (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)                                     II-11

         Table 6: Global Connected Devices Shipments by Type (2015 &
         2018): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Shipments for Desktop
         PC, Phablets, PorTable PC, Smartphone, and Tablet + 2-in1
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                           II-12

         Table 7: Global Mobile Phones Market: Percentage Share
         Breakdown of Shipments by Feature Phones and Smartphones:
         2010-2016 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                 II-13

         Table 8: World Market for Smartphones (2011, 2015 & 2016):
         Volume Sales in Thousand Units by Geographic Region/Country
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                           II-14

         Table 9: Global Tablet Shipments (2011, 2015 & 2016):
         Volume Sales in Thousand Units by Geographic Region/Country
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                           II-15
      USB 3.0 Takes Center Stage in Camera-Based Applications           II-15
       Camera Interfaces: A Comparative Analysis                        II-16
      USB 3.0 Widens Footprint in Wide Range of Peripheral Devices      II-16
      USB 3.0 in Switched Device Access                                 II-16
      USB 3.0 Universal Docking Chipsets Attract Consumer Attention
       in 4K Applications                                               II-17
      USB 3.0 Chipmakers Turn to USB Hub Business                       II-17
      USB 3.0 Host ICs Market to Become More Competitive                II-17
      Declining Costs to Drive Volume Sales                             II-18
      Developing Markets to Turbo Charge Future Growth                  II-18
      USB 3.0 Devices to Face Early 'In-House' Competition from USB 3.1 II-18
      SSDs and Premium USB Drives - Vying for the Same Consumer         II-19
      'Thunderbolt & Thunderbolt 2' - How Big is the Threat?            II-19
      Will Cloud Services Pose Threat to USB Interface Technologies??   II-20
       Cloud’s Early Stage Status in Data Storage Market to Help USB
        3.0 in Retaining Market Traction                                II-21
      Market Share Finding                                              II-21
       Table 10: Leading Players in the Global USB Flash Drives
       Market (2016): Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for
       SanDisk, Kingston, Transcend, Verbatim, HP, Sony and Others
       (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                             II-21

  2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW                                                   II-22
      What is USB 3.0?                                                  II-22
       USB 2.0 vs. USB 3.0                                              II-22
      USB 3.0 Enabled Devices                                           II-23
      USB 3.0 Chipsets                                                  II-23
      Methods of Upgrading Legacy Laptops with USB 3.0 Support          II-23
      Features of USB 3.0                                               II-23
       Faster Transfer Speeds                                           II-23
        Factors Attributing to Speed Disparities in USB 3.0 Equipment   II-24
         Separate Data Lanes for Uploads and Downloads                  II-24
         Quicker Charging of Devices                                    II-24
         Increased Power Efficiency                                     II-24
         Backward Compatibility                                         II-24
      USB 3.0 Connectors                                                II-25
       USB 3.0 Standard-A Connectors                                    II-25
       USB 3.0 Standard-B Connectors                                    II-25
       USB 3.0 Powered-B Connectors                                     II-25
       USB 3.0 Micro Connectors                                         II-25
        USB 3.0 Micro-B Connectors                                      II-25
        USB 3.0 Micro-AB and USB 3.0 Micro-A Connectors                 II-26
       Architecture                                                     II-26
        Physical Layer                                                  II-26
         Data Encoding/Decoding in USB 3.0                              II-26
          Link Layer                                                    II-26
          Protocol Layer                                                II-27

  3. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS                                  II-28
      Essencore Introduces New USB 3.0 Flash Drive                      II-28
      Transcend Unveils SuperMLC JetFlash 740 Industrial-Grade USB
       Flash Drive                                                      II-28
      Western Digital Launches 256GB USB 3.1 Flash Drive                II-28
      iStorage Launches PIN Authenticated USB 3.0 Flash Drive           II-28
      Seagate Introduces 5TB USB 3.0 PorTable Drive                     II-28
      Fischer Connectors New Rugged USB 3.0 Flash Drive                 II-29
      EMTEC Launches New High-Speed USB 3.0 Flash Drive, SpeedIN’       II-29
      Transcend Introduces Dual-Access JetFlash 890S OTG Flash Drive    II-29
      ADATA® Technology Introduces UV140 USB 3.0 USB Flash Drive        II-29
      SanDisk Introduces World’s Smallest 128GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive     II-29
      Transcend Unveils New 128GB and 256GB USB 3.0 Flash Drives        II-29
      EMTEC Unveils Dual Connector USB Flash Drive                      II-30
      Silicon Power Introduces Blaze50 USB 3.0 Flash Drive              II-30
      Transcend Introduces JetFlash 880 OTG USB 3.0 Flash Drive         II-30

  4. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY                                           II-31
      Micron Discontinues Lexar® Retail Removable Media Storage
       Business                                                         II-31
      Western Digital® Acquires SanDisk                                 II-31

  5. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS                                            II-32
      ADATA Technology Co., Ltd. (Taiwan)                               II-32
      Corsair Components, Inc. (USA)                                    II-32
      ELECOM Co., Ltd. (Japan)                                          II-32
      EMTEC (France)                                                    II-32
      Gigastone Corporation (Taiwan)                                    II-33
      HP, Inc. (USA)                                                    II-33
      Kingston Technology Company (USA)                                 II-33
      Monster Digital, Inc. (USA)                                       II-33
      Patriot Memory LLC (USA)                                          II-34
      Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (South Korea)                       II-34
      Sony Corporation (Japan)                                          II-34
      SanDisk Corporation (USA)                                         II-35
      Toshiba Corporation (Japan)                                       II-35
      Transcend Information, Inc. (Taiwan)                              II-35
      Verbatim Corporation (USA)                                        II-36

  6. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE                                          II-37
      Table 11: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
      USB 3.0 Flash Drives by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe,
      Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets
      Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for
      Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)      II-37

      Table 12: World Historic Review for USB 3.0 Flash Drives by
      Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
      Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with
      Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015
      (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                              II-38

      Table 13: World 14-Year Perspective for USB 3.0 Flash Drives
      by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
      for US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and
      Rest of World Markets for Years 2011, 2017 & 2024 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-39


 III. MARKET

  1. THE UNITED STATES                                                  III-1
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-1
        Current and Future Analysis                                     III-1
        Outlook for USB 3.0 Devices - A Mixed Bag                       III-1
        Continued Demand for Flash Drives Augurs Well for the Chip
         Market                                                         III-1
         Table 14: US USB Flash Drives Market (2016): Percentage
         Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by End-Use Segment
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                           III-1
        Product Launches                                                III-2
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-3
        Select Players                                                  III-4
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-6
        Table 15: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
        USB 3.0 Flash Drives Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in
        US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-6

        Table 16: US Historic Review for USB 3.0 Flash Drives Market
        Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2011
        through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)               III-7

  2. JAPAN                                                              III-8
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-8
        Current and Future Analysis                                     III-8
        Select Players                                                  III-8
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-9
        Table 17: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
        for USB 3.0 Flash Drives Market Analyzed with Annual Sales
        in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-9

        Table 18: Japanese Historic Review for USB 3.0 Flash Drives
        Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years
        2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-10

  3. EUROPE                                                             III-11
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-11
        Current and Future Analysis                                     III-11
        Improvement in Economy to Boost Demand Prospects                III-11
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-12
        Table 19: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
        for USB 3.0 Flash Drives by Region/Country - France,
        Germany, Italy, UK, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently
        Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2016
        through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)               III-12

        Table 20: European Historic Review for USB 3.0 Flash Drives
        by Region/Country - France, Germany, Italy, UK, and Rest of
        Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in
        US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-13

        Table 21: European 14-Year Perspective for USB 3.0 Flash
        Drives by Region/ Country - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar
        Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, and Rest of Europe
        Markets for Years 2011, 2017 & 2024 (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    III-14

  3a. FRANCE                                                            III-15
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-15
        Current and Future Analysis                                     III-15
        EMTEC - A Major French USB 3.0 Device Manufacturer              III-15
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-16
        Table 22: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
        for USB 3.0 Flash Drives Market Analyzed with Annual Sales
        in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-16

        Table 23: French Historic Review for USB 3.0 Flash Drives
        Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years
        2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-17

  3b. GERMANY                                                           III-18
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-18
        Current and Future Analysis                                     III-18
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-18
        Table 24: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
        for USB 3.0 Flash Drives Market Analyzed with Annual Sales
        in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-18

        Table 25: German Historic Review for USB 3.0 Flash Drives
        Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years
        2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-19

  3c. ITALY                                                             III-20
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-20
        Current and Future Analysis                                     III-20
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-20
        Table 26: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
        for USB 3.0 Flash Drives Market Analyzed with Annual Sales
        in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-20

        Table 27: Italian Historic Review for USB 3.0 Flash Drives
        Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years
        2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)          III-21

  3d. THE UNITED KINGDOM                                                III-22
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-22
        Current and Future Analysis                                     III-22
        Product Launch                                                  III-22
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-23
        Table 28: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
        USB 3.0 Flash Drives Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in
        US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-23

        Table 29: UK Historic Review for USB 3.0 Flash Drives Market
        Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2011
        through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)               III-24

  3e. REST OF EUROPE                                                    III-25
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-25
        Current and Future Analysis                                     III-25
        Product Launch                                                  III-25
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-26
        Table 30: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future
        Analysis for USB 3.0 Flash Drives Market Analyzed with
        Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-26

        Table 31: Rest of Europe Historic Review for USB 3.0 Flash
        Drives Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for
        Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-27

  4. ASIA-PACIFIC                                                       III-28
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-28
        Current and Future Analysis                                     III-28
        Mobile Computing, Storage, Communication & Entertainment
         Platforms to Drive Market                                      III-28
        Product Launches                                                III-28
        Select Players                                                  III-29
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-30
        Table 32: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
        Analysis for USB 3.0 Flash Drives Market Analyzed with
        Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-30

        Table 33: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for USB 3.0 Flash
        Drives Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for
        Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-31

  5. REST OF WORLD                                                      III-32
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-32
        Current and Future Analysis                                     III-32
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-32
        Table 34: Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future
        Analysis for USB 3.0 Flash Drives Market Analyzed with
        Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-32

        Table 35: Rest of World Historic Review for USB 3.0 Flash
        Drives Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for
        Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-33


 IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

     Total Companies Profiled: 75 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 79)

     The United States (38)
     Canada (2)
     Japan (5)
     Europe (11)
     - France (3)
     - The United Kingdom (3)
     - Rest of Europe (5)
     Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (23)
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