Global Market Study on Refurbished and Used Mobile Phones: Herculean Growth in e-Waste to Make Used and Refurbished Phones a Prominent Choice among Consumers

Global Market Study on Refurbished and Used Mobile Phones: Herculean Growth in e-Waste to Make Used and Refurbished Phones a Prominent Choice among Consumers

  • Persistence Market Research
  • May 2018
  • Semiconductors
  • 230 pages

Report Description

Global Information & Communication Technologies (ICT) Sector Outlook along with a Synopsis of the Global Refurbished and Used Mobile Phones Market

The global digital ecosystem has been continuously evolving over the last few years. The worldwide ICT sector has witnessed some key disruptions of late and governments of various economies are devising and implementing smart and inclusive regulations to govern sector penetration and facilitate technology connectivity to all parts of the world. Even as the world of technology prepares for a massive revolution with unimaginable advancements powered by machine intelligence, here are some of the key drifts presently trending the global ICT sector:

Mobile as the new internet accessibility engine: Currently, about three-fourths of internet usage is through mobile phones, with an increasing usage witnessed in low-income and middle-income countries. Yet, over half the worlds population is bereft of mobile broadband internet services. Mobile data providers have accepted this challenge and are targeting niche, unpenetrated markets with high-speed connectivity offerings to increase their customer base.

Cloud computing to shoot beyond the sky: Cloud is a potent catalyst in all technological advances of the 21st Cloud is transforming the way enterprises handle big data, and ICT companies are looking to deploy new mechanisms and tools to speak to data and acquire the relevant information capable of impacting cross sector business growth.

Swifter integration of networks and technologies: ICT will continue to disrupt industries and with an increasing shift in focus towards cross-functional platforms that integrate networks, devices, and technologies, a structured integration of communication applications and protocols is fueling new service offerings.

An app-led technology universe: If mobile is at the heart of the ICT revolution, mobile apps are the arteries that pump in the necessary innovation for survival. The rise of start-ups offering a plethora of mobile apps is set to revolutionize the entire paradigm of the global ICT sector.

Cyber readiness is the norm: A rapid digitalization has also upped the risk of cybercrimes and cyber-attacks. Mobile companies are working to build secure ICT servers and networks and cyber readiness is of paramount importance today while introducing new products and services in the global market.

Research Methodology

PMR utilizes robust methodology and approach to arrive at market size and related projections. The research methodology for this report is based on 3 dimensional model. We conduct about 45-60 min duration detailed interviews with product manufacturers; apart from this we also collect market feedback from industry experts. To validate this data, we interact with senior panel members having more than 10 years of experience in relevant field. The panel members help in validating the findings and fill the gaps if any. In addition, we leverage on our existing pool of information, paid database and other valid information sources available in public domain. Usually industry interactions extend to more than 50+ interviews from market participants across the value chain.

Data Collection

PMR collects data from secondary sources including company annual reports, association publications, industry presentations, white papers, and company press releases apart from these we leverage over paid database subscriptions and industry magazines to collect market information and developments in exhaustive manner. After being done with desk research, detailed questionnaire and discussion guide is formulated to initiate primary research with key industry personnel; the discussion aims at collecting key insights, growth perspectives, prevalent market trends and quantitative insights including market size and competition developments. Both of these research approaches help us in arriving at base year numbers and market hypothesis.

Data Validation

In this phase, PMR validates the data using macro and micro economic factors. For instance, growth in electricity consumption, industry value added, other industry factors, economic performance, growth of top players and sector performance is closely studied to arrive at precise estimates and refine anomalies if any.

Data Analysis and Projection

Data analysis and projections were made based on proprietary research frameworks and statistical analysis, which was further validated from industry participants. These frameworks include Y-o-Y growth projections, macro-economic factor performance, market attractiveness analysis, key financial ratios, and others.

For public companies we capture the data from company website, annual reports, investor presentations, paid databases. While for privately held companies, we try to gather information from the paid databases (like Factiva) and based on the information we gather from databases we estimate revenue for the companies. In addition, the team tries to establish primary contact with the companies in order to validate the assumptions or to gather quality inputs.

Standard Report Structure

  • Executive Summary
  • Market Definition
  • Macro-economic analysis
  • Parent Market Analysis
  • Market Overview
  • Forecast Factors
  • Segmental Analysis and Forecast
  • Regional Analysis
  • Competition Analysis

Market Taxonomy

The global refurbished and used mobile phones market has been segmented into:

By Type

  • Company Owned
  • Consumer Owned

By Brand

  • Premium Brand
  • Mid-Priced Brand
  • Low-Priced Brand

By Region

  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East & Africa

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Table of Content

1. Executive Summary
1.1. Market Overview
1.2. Market Analysis
1.3. Analysis and Recommendations
1.4. Wheel of Fortune

2. Market Introduction
2.1. Market Taxonomy
2.2. Market Definition
2.3. Market Snapshot

3. Market Background
3.1. Macro-Economic Factors
3.2. Forecast Factors Relevance & Impact
3.3. Value Chain
3.4. Market Dynamics
3.4.1. Drivers
3.4.2. Challenges
3.4.3. Opportunity Analysis

4. Market Forecast
4.1. Market Size Projections
4.1.1. Y-o-Y Projections
4.1.2. Absolute $ Opportunity Analysis
4.1.3. Key Regulations

5. Global Refurbished and Used Mobile Phones Market Analysis By Region
5.1. Introduction
5.1.1. Market Value Share Analysis By Region
5.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Analysis By Region
5.2. Historical Market Size Analysis By Region 2013-2017
5.3. Market Size Forecast By Region 20182026
5.3.1. North America
5.3.2. Latin America
5.3.3. Europe
5.3.4. Asia Pacific
5.3.5. Middle East & Africa
5.4. Market Attractiveness Analysis By Region

6. Global Refurbished and Used Mobile Phones Market Analysis By Type
6.1. Introduction
6.1.1. Market Value Share Analysis By Type
6.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Analysis By Type
6.2. Historical Market Size Analysis By Type 20132017
6.3. Market Size Forecast By Type 20182026
6.3.1. Company Owned
6.3.2. Consumer Owned
6.4. Market Attractiveness Analysis By Type

7. Global Refurbished and Used Mobile Phones Market Analysis By Brand
7.1. Introduction
7.1.1. Market Value Share Analysis By Brand
7.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Analysis By Brand
7.2. Historical Market Size Analysis By Brand 20132017
7.3. Market Size Forecast By Brand 20182026
7.3.1. Premium Brand
7.3.2. Mid-Priced Brand
7.3.3. Low-Priced Brand
7.4. Market Attractiveness Analysis By Brand

8. North America Refurbished and Used Mobile Phones Market Analysis
8.1. Introduction
8.2. Market Trends
8.3. Historical Market Size Analysis By Market Segments, 20132017
8.4. Market Size Forecast By Market Segments, 2018-2026
8.4.1. By Country
8.4.1.1. U.S.
8.4.1.2. Canada
8.4.2. By Type
8.4.3. By Brand
8.5. Market Attractiveness Analysis
8.5.1. By Country
8.5.2. By Type
8.5.3. By Brand
8.6. Key Market Participants Intensity Mapping
8.7. Drivers and Challenges Impact Analysis

9. Latin America Refurbished and Used Mobile Phones Market Analysis
9.1. Introduction
9.2. Market Trends
9.3. Historical Market Size Analysis By Market Segments, 20132017
9.4. Market Size Forecast By Market Segments, 20182026
9.4.1. By Country
9.4.1.1. Brazil
9.4.1.2. Argentina
9.4.1.3. Mexico
9.4.1.4. Rest of Latin America
9.4.2. By Type
9.4.3. By Brand
9.5. Market Attractiveness Analysis
9.5.1. By Country
9.5.2. By Type
9.5.3. By Brand
9.6. Key Market Participants Intensity Mapping
9.7. Drivers and Challenges Impact Analysis

10. Europe Refurbished and Used Mobile Phones Market Analysis
10.1. Introduction
10.2. Market Trends
10.3. Historical Market Size Analysis By Market Segments, 20132017
10.4. Market Size Forecast By Market Segments, 20182026
10.4.1. By Country
10.4.1.1. Germany
10.4.1.2. France
10.4.1.3. U.K.
10.4.1.4. Spain
10.4.1.5. Italy
10.4.1.6. Nordic
10.4.1.7. BENELUX
10.4.1.8. Russia
10.4.1.9. Poland
10.4.1.10. Rest of Europe
10.4.2. By Type
10.4.3. By Brand
10.5. Market Attractiveness Analysis
10.5.1. By Country
10.5.2. By Type
10.5.3. By Brand
10.6. Key Market Participants Intensity Mapping
10.7. Drivers and Challenges Impact Analysis

11. Asia Pacific Refurbished and Used Mobile Phones Market Analysis
11.1. Introduction
11.2. Market Trends
11.3. Historical Market Size Analysis By Market Segments, 2013-2017
11.4. Market Size Forecast By Market Segments, 2018-2026
11.4.1. By Country
11.4.1.1. China
11.4.1.2. India
11.4.1.3. ASEAN
11.4.1.4. Japan
11.4.1.5. ANZ
11.4.1.6. Rest of APAC
11.4.2. By Type
11.4.3. By Brand
11.5. Market Attractiveness Analysis
11.5.1. By Country
11.5.2. By Type
11.5.3. By Brand
11.6. Key Market Participants Intensity Mapping
11.7. Drivers and Challenges Impact Analysis

12. Middle East & Africa (MEA) Refurbished and Used Mobile Phones Market Analysis
12.1. Introduction
12.2. Market Trends
12.3. Historical Market Size Analysis By Market Segments, 2013-2017
12.4. Market Size Forecast By Market Segments, 2018-2026
12.4.1. By Country
12.4.1.1. GCC Countries
12.4.1.2. North Africa
12.4.1.3. South Africa
12.4.1.4. Rest of MEA
12.4.2. By Type
12.4.3. By Brand
12.5. Market Attractiveness Analysis
12.5.1. By Country
12.5.2. By Type
12.5.3. By Brand
12.6. Key Market Participants Intensity Mapping
12.7. Drivers and Challenges Impact Analysis

13. Market Structure Analysis
13.1. Market Analysis by Tier of Companies
13.1.1. Lier-1, Tier-2, Tier-3
13.2. Market Concentration
13.2.1. By Top 5
13.3. Market Share Analysis of Top 10 Players
13.4. Market Presence Analysis
13.4.1. Regional footprint of Players

14. Competition Analysis
14.1. Competition Dashboard
14.2. Competition Developments
14.3. Competition Deep Dive
14.3.1. Apple Inc.
14.3.1.1. Overview
14.3.1.2. Product Portfolio
14.3.1.3. Channel Footprint
14.3.1.4. Strategy
14.3.2. Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
14.3.3. Lenovo Group Limited
14.3.4. Amazon.com Inc.
14.3.5. Redeem UK Ltd.
14.3.6. Reboot
14.3.7. FoneGiant.com
14.3.8. Synergy Telecom Inc.
14.3.9. NIPPON TELEPHONE INC.
14.3.10. Kempf Enterprises Ltd
14.3.11. Verizon Communications, Inc.
14.3.12. Green Dust Pvt. Ltd.
14.3.13. AT&T Inc.
14.3.14. BestBuy.com, LLC
14.3.15. togofogo.com
14.3.16. Hutchison 3G UK Limited

15. Research Methodology

Table 01: Global Refurbished & Used Mobile Phones Market Value (US$ Mn) Analysis by Region, 2013-2026
Table 02: Global Refurbished and Used Mobile Phones Market Value (US$ Mn) Analysis by Type, 2013-2026
Table 03: Global Refurbished and Used Mobile Phone Market Volume (Mn Units) by Type, 2017-2026
Table 04: Global Refurbished and Used Mobile Phones Market Value (US$ Mn) Analysis by Brand, 2013-2026
Table 05: North America Refurbished and Used Mobile Phones Market Value (US$ Mn) Analysis by Country, 2013-2026
Table 06: North America Refurbished and Used Mobile Phones Market Value (US$ Mn) Analysis by Type, 2013-2026
Table 07: North America Refurbished and Used Mobile Phone Market Volume (Mn Units) by Type, 2017-2026
Table 08: North America Refurbished and Used Mobile Phones Market Value (US$ Mn) Analysis by Brand, 2013-2026
Table 09: Latin America Refurbished and Used Mobile Phones Market Value (US$ Mn) Analysis by Country, 2013-2026
Table 10: Latin America Refurbished and Used Mobile Phones Market Value (US$ Mn) Analysis by Type, 2013-2026
Table 11: Latin America Refurbished and Used Mobile Phone Market Volume (Mn Units) by Type, 2017-2026
Table 12: Latin America Refurbished and Used Mobile Phones Market Value (US$ Mn) Analysis by Brand, 2013-2026
Table 13: Europe Refurbished and Used Mobile Phones Market Value (US$ Mn) Analysis by Country, 2013-2026
Table 14: Europe Refurbished and Used Mobile Phones Market Value (US$ Mn) Analysis by Type, 2013-2026
Table 15: Europe Refurbished and Used Mobile Phone Market Volume (Mn Units) by Type, 2017-2026
Table 16: Europe Refurbished and Used Mobile Phones Market Value (US$ Mn) Analysis by Brand, 2013-2026
Table 17: Asia Pacific Refurbished and Used Mobile Phones Market Value (US$ Mn) Analysis by Country, 2013-2026
Table 18: Asia Pacific Refurbished and Used Mobile Phones Market Value (US$ Mn) Analysis by Type, 2013-2026
Table 19: Asia Pacific Refurbished and Used Mobile Phone Market Volume (Mn Units) by Type, 2017-2026
Table 20: Asia Pacific Refurbished and Used Mobile Phones Market Value (US$ Mn) Analysis by Brand, 2013-2026
Table 21: Middle East & Africa Refurbished and Used Mobile Phones Market Value (US$ Mn) Analysis by Country, 2013-2026
Table 22: MEA Refurbished and Used Mobile Phones Market Value (US$ Mn) Analysis by Type, 2013-2026
Table 23: MEA Refurbished and Used Mobile Phone Market Volume (Mn Units) by Type, 2017-2026
Table 24: MEA Refurbished and Used Mobile Phones Market Value (US$ Mn) Analysis by Brand, 2013-2026

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