Smartphones, tablets, and wearables are continuously seeing updates in terms of their form factors and technologies to ensure that the market does not stagnate. The most recent updates include aspects such as foldable displays, increasing screen-to-body size ratio, in-display fingerprint scanners, and camera arrays. In most cases, these updates are first found in smartphones, due to the large market size and fast replacement rate, before making their way into tablets and wearables.
This report outlines the most recent major updates in smartphones, tablets, and wearables. It covers an overview of the markets, detailed information about the recent updates in displays, biometrics, cameras, and other patents, market data, and market players. The market data includes mobile device shipments, screen-to-body size ratios, shipments of smartphones by technology type, shipments of tablets by technology type, and shipments of wearables by technology type.