Global 4G devices market is expected to witness a substantial increase in subscriber base as end-users shift from 3G to 4G services. The expanding consumer base and gradual replacement of 3G handsets by LTE-capable handsets are likely to drive the market during 2013-2014. 4G technology represents the fourth generation of mobile communication. As a successor of the 3G standards, the 4G system is expected to revolutionize mobile wireless communication through ultra-broadband Internet access to mobile devices including smartphones and laptops.
The report analyzes and presents an overview of 4G Handsets market worldwide. The report in addition provides global market estimates and projections for 4G Handsets in US dollars and units for years 2012 through 2017. Supported with 6 market data tables, the report highlights the ever increasing permanence of 4G Handsets all over the world. The report also discusses about the corporate developments including the takeover of Nokia by Microsoft, T-Mobile USA by AT&T, Samsung’s partnership with Reliance, and Google’s agreement with Motorola Mobility Holdings among others. Furthermore, the report gives a brief idea about the product launches and technology innovations involving a bunch of key players in the market. In addition, 32 companies operating in the 4G Handsets arena worldwide including Apple, ASUSTeK Computer, BlackBerry, HTC Corporation, LG Electronics, Nokia, Samsung Electronics, Sony Corporation, ZTE Corporation and others are profiled.