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Ovum's latest update to the handset and smartphone forecast tracks the latest developments in the handset market. This version integrates updated data on corporate smartphones, nonsmartphone sales, and network technology adoption.


  • 5G smartphone sales will take off in 2022, growing to over 14% of the total smartphone market.

Features and Benefits

  • Analyzes the handset market across a number of different metrics including OS, network technology, unit price, and revenue.
  • Assesses the growth of smartphones in more than 60 key national markets.

Key questions answered

  • How successful can Apple's iPhone can be in emerging markets?
  • How quickly will 5G smartphones enter the market?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: Mobile Handset Forecast: Sales, Installed Base, ASP, and Revenue, 2017–22