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2020 Mobile, Smartphone, And Tablet Forecast, Global (COVID-19 Update)

ForecastView Global Mobile, Smartphone, And Tablet Forecast, 2019 To 2024 (COVID-19 Update) Details Subscriber, Installed Base For 52 Countries

September 30, 2020


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Global mobile subscriptions have grown much faster than the population has. Forrester expects global smartphone penetration to reach 67% by 2024, from 56% in 2019.This forecast includes the global mobile and smartphone installed base and subscriber data across 52 countries, a breakdown of subscribers by operating system (2011 to 2019), and handset ownership by age demographics. The downloadable spreadsheet provides historical data going back to 2009, along with a five-year forecast.

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Table of Contents

  • Mobile Subscriber Growth Is Obscured As Saturation Nears
  • Organic Growth For Smartphone Users Is Substantial Through 2024
  • The Pandemic Delays A Major Upgrade Cycle For Smartphones
  • Unexpected Tablet Uptake Will Not Stop Overall Market Decline
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