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The influence of electronics on the daily lives of people around the world continues to expand. From smartphones to televisions to refrigerators, consumer devices keep defying traditional categorization as they become smarter and greener.

Stay on top of the dynamic, global consumer electronics market with our comprehensive, timely information and analysis on connectivity, TV sets, set-top boxes, tablets, modems, routers and accompanying semiconductor content.

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  • Wayne Lam | November 14, 2019
    • Samsung Galaxy Fold 5G is the world first mass-market 5G foldable smartphone shipping in the South Korean market • Samsung selected Qualcomm’s proven first-generation Snapdragon 855 plus X50 5G modem chipsets to power the Galaxy Fold 5G • Galaxy Fold 5G RF Front-End indicate support for three Sub 6GHz 5G frequency bands – up from a single band of earlier X50 designs. • Design also hints to design provisions to support millimeter wave 5G capabilities in subsequent model SKUs of the Galaxy Fold • Samsung Galaxy Fold teardown offers insight to the fast-evolving 5G RFFE design
  • Paul Gagnon, Hisakazu Torii | October 28, 2019
    The 2019 US Holiday selling season kicks off in early November, as retailers try to avoid the crunch around Black Friday, and get consumers' holiday shopping dollars in as early as possible. The ad for Sam's Club One Day Only sale on November 9th just dropped. We breakdown the highlights for TV.
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  • Bing Zhang, Hisakazu Torii | October 15, 2019
    The China National Golden Week Holiday has just concluded, and the results continue a string of disappointing holiday sales performances. Total units were down 8% Y/Y, and revenues down 13% Y/Y due to price erosion for the two weeks leading up to the holiday period. Please download the attached presentation for a full analysis.
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  • Fateha Begum | November 15, 2019
    In this report we analyse findings from IHS Markit’s latest Consumer Research: Devices, Media and Usage survey on how consumers are accessing video content on their TV sets using in-built smart TV apps and external connected devices, services accessed and TV purchase drivers.
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  • IBC 2019 recap: A narrowing field in search of value creation and differentiation
    Merrick Kingston, Andrew Young, Paul Erickson, Stelios Kotakis | October 28, 2019
    IBC 2019 made three things clear: the field of vendors is narrowing; the breadth of solutions offered across this field is dwindling; the consequent search for - and essentiality of - value creation is peaking.
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  • Paul Gagnon | November 12, 2019
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  • Ken Park | November 11, 2019
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  • Ken Park | November 08, 2019
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  • Icon Associate Director – Research and Analysis, Service Provider Technology
    Mr. Andrew Young, an associate director at IHS Markit, is responsible for researching professional video technology.
  • 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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