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Mobile Devices: Next Generation Batteries and Chargers

The growth of computing, specifically mobile computing, is one of the defining features of the past 20 years, not just on the consumer electronics world, but on society as a whole. How did we survive without them? While networks, screens, and processing power have advanced at incredible speeds, battery power has been left behind and is inhibiting industry progress, especially in the wearable category. Solutions are beginning to appear on the horizon in the shape of both chargers and new battery technology. This report reviews these solutions.

Table of Contents

  • 1. INTRODUCTION: THE CRITICAL NEED FOR NEW CHARGERS AND BATTERIES
  • 2. DEVICE PROLIFERATION AND THE ADDRESSABLE MARKET
  • 3. THE NEED FOR BATTERY AND CHARGING INNOVATION
  • 4. CHARGING SOLUTIONS
    • 4.1. Target Markets
    • 4.2. Opportunities and Challenges
  • 5. NEXT GENERATION BATTERY AND CHARGING TECHNOLOGIES
    • 5.1. New Battery Technology
    • 5.2. Other Anode Materials
    • 5.3. Contactless Radio Frequency Charging
  • 6. SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS

Tables

  1. Number of Mobile Computing Devices with Rechargeable Batteries per Household, 2014
  2. Installed Base of Mobile Devices, 2019
  3. Ratio of Chargers to Installed Base of Mobile Devices, 2019
  4. Smartphone Component Specification Evolution, 2007 to 2016
  5. Wireless Charging Transmitter Forecast, 2012 to 2019
  6. Wireless Charging Receiver Forecast, 2012 to 2019
  7. Capacity of Battery Anode Materials

Charts

  1. Household Devices by Size, Mobility, and Usage, 2014
  2. Smartphone Growth and Mobile Data Usage Growth, 2011 to 2019
  3. Mobile Device Unit Shipment Forecast by Category, 2009 to 2019
  4. Smartphone and Wearable Device Unit Shipment Forecast, 2009 to 2019