Study: Mobile Accessories Will Take in $40 Billion This Year
Mobile phone accessories will generate $40 billion in worldwide revenue this year, a figure expected to double by 2012. That’s according to a survey released Thursday by ABI Research.
The survey covers chargers and batteries, as well as headsets, cards, data connection kits, and other products associated with mobile phones.
“Current market trends including the growing adoption of smartphones in the prosumer and consumer segments, as well as the increasing popularity of iPhone-like feature-rich devices with touchscreens are contributing to the growing demand for mobile phone accessories,” ABI Research industry analyst Shailendra Pandey said in the announcement of the results.