Mobile Phones

Wide-ranging coverage of trends in mobile phones, including devices, technology, manufacturers, market size, forecasts and market shares.

Comprehensive coverage of smartphones and non-smartphones

Market Forecast: Mobile Phones

Our forecast provides a five-year outlook, of shipments of mobile phones. Our worldwide forecast covers North America, Latin America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa, China, India and the remaining Asia–Pacific regions, and another forecast is produced for the UK market.  The forecasts look at the installed base of devices in total and split into smartphone and non-smartphone, splits by cellular technology and the global sell-in value.


Quarterly Market Analysis: Mobile Phones

This quarterly report provides a summary of the performance of the global mobile phone market in terms of shipments and market shares. It analyses the performance of the leading mobile device manufacturers and provides an outlook for each. Every quarterly issue includes eight quarters of data and an outlook for the coming quarter and full year.


Market Forecast: Rugged Phones

This forecast provides a five-year outlook, including the current year, of shipments of rugged smartphones and non-smartphones. It covers North America, Latin America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa, China, India and the remaining Asia–Pacific regions.


User Survey: Mobile Phone Buying

This annual survey uncovers consumer attitudes and approaches to buying a mobile phone. From initial research to final purchase, it looks at how and why people choose their next phone.


Instant Insights

Our Instant Insights service lets clients stay abreast of developments in the mobile phone market. Focusing on news, company results and planned events, the service provides readers with a brief summary of the event and concise analysis from our global team of experts.


Insight Reports

Insight Reports provide objective and insightful analysis of the most important developments in the mobile phone landscape, as well as extracts from CCS Insight’s forecasts and surveys.



Presentations allow clients to focus on areas of greatest interest to their plans, and to receive more-detailed analysis of trends and events. Presentations are specific to each client, and can be delivered on site or by the Web.


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In addition to the standard publications and reports available as part of a research service, clients can ask our analysts specific questions about an industry topic. Enquiries may lead to custom projects, surveys and special reports.


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