In a milestone for smartphone growth in the Philippines, the nation is now the third largest market for smartphones in Southeast Asia. Jerome Dominguez, market analyst at IDC in the Philippines, tells Tech in Asia that the Philippines overtook Vietnam in 2014, which now drops to fourth.A recent global survey conducted online by The Nielsen Company has found almost half of Southeast Asian consumers wanting to buy smartphones this year. The total number of survey respondents who said they already owned smartphones jumped from last years 21 to 24 in this years round of the Nielsen survey. The biggest slice of smartphone smartphone market in southeast asia
The Philippines has hit a milestone in smartphone growth. IDC today announced the nation was the fastestgrowing market for smartphones in Southeast Asia for the first quarter of the year. During the period, a total of 3. 5 million smartphones were shipped to stores in the Philippines, marking a 20 percent yearonyear growth.
Southeast Asia is a growth hot spot for the smartphone market. Along with India and South America, this region is providing stakeholders in the industry, such as app developers, mobile operators, and device makers, with substantial opportunities amid the decelerating global smartphone market. The statistic depicts the market share of smartphones by technology in Southeast Asia from 2014 to 2016 and in 2020. 4G smartphones had a market share of 15. 56 percent in 2014.smartphone market in southeast asia KUALA LUMPUR: South Korean smartphone giant, Samsung, retained the top spot in smartphone shipments to emerging markets in Southeast Asia last year, according to International Data Corporation (IDC). The emerging markets in the region comprise Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam.