Phablets and Super Smartphones

The market for hybrid smartphone and tablet devices is promising, especially following the recent releases of the Samsung Galaxy Note and Dell Streak. These hybrid smart devices have the potential to emerge as the next big deal in the mobile device and tablet market and generate substantial opportunities for mobile operators, handset and laptop OEMs, IC vendors, and content companies. This report highlights key drivers and barriers faced by hybrid smart devices. Additionally, the new devices’ designs and sizes and user experiences are highlighted and discussed. Regional and country level forecasts demonstrate the potential market value for handset OEMs and IC vendors.

Table of Contents

  • Top Line Forecast
  • Drivers
  • Inhibitors
  • Market Share
  • Summary and Strategic Recommendations
  • 1. INTRODUCTION AND METHODOLOGY
    • 1.1. Forecast Methodology
    • 1.2. ABI Research Definition for Hybrid Smartphone/Tablet
    • 1.3. ABI Research Definition for Super Smartphone
  • 2. MARKET FORECASTS AND ASSUMPTIONS
    • 2.1. Hybrid Smartphones/Tablets
      • 2.1.1. Smartphone Screen Sizes
      • 2.1.2. Global Tablets
      • 2.1.3. Hybrid Smartphone/Tablet Shipments, Revenues, and ASPs
    • 2.2. Super Smartphones
      • 2.2.1. Super Smartphone Shipments, Revenues, and ASPs
  • 3. TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT
    • 3.1. Introduction
    • 3.2. Super Smartphones Defined
    • 3.3. Hybrid Smartphone/Tablet
    • 3.4. Examples of Super Smartphones
      • 3.4.1. Samsung Galaxy Note
      • 3.4.2. Samsung Galaxy Nexus
      • 3.4.3. HTC One X
      • 3.4.4. Sony Xperia Ion
      • 3.4.5. LG Optimus 4G LTE
      • 3.4.6. LG Optimus 4X HD
      • 3.4.7. Huawei Ascend D1 LTE
    • 3.5. Market Drivers and Demand Forecasts
    • 3.6. Mobile Handset Vendor Profiles
      • 3.6.1. Huawei
      • 3.6.2. LG Electronics
      • 3.6.3. Samsung
      • 3.6.4. Sony
      • 3.6.5. Apple
      • 3.6.6. Fujitsu
      • 3.6.7. HTC
      • 3.6.8. Motorola
      • 3.6.9. Nokia
      • 3.6.10. Panasonic
      • 3.6.11. Research In Motion
      • 3.6.12. ZTE
  • 4. ACRONYMS
  • 5. LINKS TO RELATED RESEARCH
    • 5.1. Sources and Methodology
    • 5.2. Notes

Tables

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  1. Smartphones Unit Shipments by Screen Size, World Market, Forecast: 2011 to 2017
  2. Media Tablet Unit Shipments, World Market, Forecast: 2011 to 2017
  3. Hybrid Smartphone/Tablet Unit Shipments by Region, World Market, Forecast: 2011 to 2017
  4. Hybrid Smartphone/Tablet Revenues by Region, World Market, Forecast: 2011 to 2017
  5. Hybrid Smartphone/Tablet Wholesale ASP by Region, World Market, Forecast: 2011 to 2017
  6. Super Smartphones Versus Smartphones, World Market, Forecast: 2011 to 2017
  7. Super Smartphone Unit Shipments by Region, World Market, Forecast: 2011 to 2017
  8. Super Smartphone Revenues by Region, World Market, Forecast: 2011 to 2017
  9. Super Smartphone ASP by Region, World Market, Forecast: 2011 to 2017

Charts

  1. Shipments of Smartphones by Screen Size
  2. Super Smartphones Versus Standard Smartphones in 2012
  3. Shipments of Smartphones by Screen Size
  4. Super Smartphones Versus Smartphones, Unit Shipments
  5. Super Smartphones Versus Smartphones
  6. Super Smartphones Versus Smartphones
  7. Smartphones by Screen Size, Unit Shipments
  8. Media Tablets by Screen Size, Unit Shipments
  9. Super Smartphone Versus Smartphone, Unit Shipments

Figures

  1. Samsung Galaxy Note
  2. Samsung Galaxy Nexus
  3. HTC One X
  4. Sony Xperia Ion
  5. LG Optimus 4G LTE
  6. LG Optimus 4X HD
  7. Huawei Ascend D1 LTE
  8. Huawei Ascend P1
  9. LG Optimus Vu
  10. Samsung Galaxy Nexus
  11. Sony Xperia sola
  12. Apple iPhone 4S
  13. Fujitsu Smartphone Prototype at CES 2012
  14. HTC Sensation
  15. Motorola RAZR MAXX
  16. Nokia PureView 808
  17. Panasonic Eluga
  18. BlackBerry Bold 9790
  19. ZTE ERA