This brief report provides the mobile hardware trends, smartphone launch analysis, as well as other consumer mobile hardware trends, based on MWC 2017 held in Barcelona, Spain in March 2017.
Senior Analyst, Mobile Location & Mobile Devices
Gerrit Schneemann has been following the location based services and applications market for the last six years. As part of the Portables & LBS service, he has followed the rise and decline of the portable navigation device (PND) market and is now focusing on how location has become an integral part of the mobile value chain.
Senior Director, Mobile & Telecoms
As senior director and head of the IHS mobile and telecoms team, Ian Fogg directs research, consulting, analysis, and forecasting of the mobile and telecoms market.
Principal Analyst, Mobile Devices & Mobile Media
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.
Director, Tablets and PCs
Rhoda Alexander has been covering the displays industry for more than 20 years. She is widely regarded as being the leading, independent analyst for desktop and specialty monitors, and her clients include virtually every major company in the monitor value chain.
Principal Analyst, Mobile Devices & Networks
Wayne Lam is principal analyst within the wireless communications team and is responsible for research related to the market tracking, forecast and supply chain analysis of mobilized devices.
Analyst - Smartphones & Mobile
Ying Yang is an analyst within the mobile and telecom team covering the global smartphone market. She is involved in research related to smartphone market forecasting and assists with custom consulting projects on the mobile device market.