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Mobile, Consumer & Connected Devices

Exacting coverage of mobile devices, consumer electronics, smart home and appliances, lighting and digital signage.


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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
Gerrit Schneemann | November 13, 2019
Motorola is reviving its razr brand for its first foldable display smartphone. Unlike other foldable smartphones on the market, Motorola is using the foldable display to make the device more pocketable. The device will not reach users until early 2020 and Motorola hopes that lovers of the razr brand will feel nostalgic enough to buy the newest version for around $1499.

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Target new markets in the fixed-line broadband infrastructure market. This service features three separate trackers that provide market shares and revenues for broadband aggregation equipment, cable broadband hardware and carrier Wi-Fi equipment across all major world regions and at the global level.
Grow your market share with time-critical insight into connected digital devices and technologies. This service features historical and forecast data for 14 connected device types and 17 operating systems across 75 countries. In addition, analyst reports provide continuously-updated information on the audio-visual connected device landscape and on the technology ecosystems that content service providers rely on to distribute online media.
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Unlock opportunities in digital media distribution with a thorough understanding of consumer behavior worldwide. This service offers bi-annual consumer surveys and analysis on the relationships among device ownership, media preferences, and consumption in key countries. Subscribers can also access our connected devices database, which details installed base and the technology ecosystems used for media distribution in 70+ markets.
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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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  • Julian Watson | November 06, 2019
    IHS Markit has developed a series of case studies analyzing the implementation of IoT across a range of verticals, such as agriculture, healthcare, logistics, smart home and many others.
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  • Device distribution will be key in reaching online households
    Fateha Begum, James Allison | November 01, 2019
    The expected launches of Apple TV+ and Disney+ in November illustrate the major shift now occurring in the TV and online video market as more firms move into the business of over-the-top (OTT), direct-to-consumer (D2C) video services.
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  • Paul Gray | October 21, 2019
    Track Smart TVs by 3 different connected TV types (basic, set-maker controlled and consumer controlled). Shipments data is provided by region, size, display technology and connected TV type.
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  • Paul Gray | October 03, 2019
    Identify growth opportunities in TV set markets worldwide with a timely, quarterly updated forecast. Our quarterly tracker provides you access to our global TV Sets Market Tracker Database as well as two reports – a worldwide historical shipment report and a global TV market forecast report.
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  • Hisakazu Torii | October 28, 2019
    The following presentation was given by Executive Director Hisakazu Torii at the recent Taiwan Technology Executive Briefing.
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  • Hidetoshi Himuro | October 21, 2019
    The Digital Signage & Professional Displays Market Analysis delivered on a quarterly basis, provides subscribers technology and market definitions, commentary on forecast assumptions, latest on display technology and supply chain situation, trends on the application markets and additional insight on mergers & acquisitions and macroeconomic trends.
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  • A difficult year manifests itself and points to a 5G future
    Gerrit Schneemann , Anna Ahrens | September 20, 2019
    IFA 2019 missed out on a standout device launch, unless the re-release of the Samsung Galaxy Fold counts. However, the industry is laying the ground work for even more aggressive 5G device roll-outs next year with the introduction of a number integrated 5G processor solutions.
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  • Icon Executive Director, Enterprise & Residential Communications Technology, IHS Markit
    Mr. Daniel Simmons is an executive director in the Connected Home Technology research team at IHS Markit.
  • Icon Research Director | Consumer, Displays, Media, Security & Telecoms
    Tom Morrod is the research director for Building Technology, Consumer Electronics, Displays, Media, Security & Telecoms market research & analysis within the Technology, Media & Telecom division at IHS Markit managing a team of 130 analysts in 14 countries globally.
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