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Global Mobile Handheld Computers Market report illustrates a detailed picture of the demand for mobile handheld computers in the market for the study period of 2017-2027. The market is forecast to record a revenue of US$ 2,047.29 million by 2027. From the revenue generated in the year 2021, the market recorded growth at a CAGR of 7.7% during the forecast period 2022-2027.
Growing demand for Onsite/in-place computing solutions and technology advancements that allow higher applicability and broader deployment are driving the demand for mobile handheld computers. There is a growth opportunity of US$ 736.82 Million in the market during the forecast period. However, the risk associated with security and data damage hinders the growth opportunities in the market.
The report by Astute Analytica gives an overview of the market segmentation for mobile handheld computers based upon the operating system, type, pattern, application, end-user, and region. Several market players have been profiled in the report with the purpose of providing an understanding of operations across the global mobile handheld computers market. The report presents a detailed analysis across 16 chapters totaling 271 pages.
Mobile handheld computers are small, compact, and lightweight computers that are designed to be operated while held by hand or from a desktop. Android is the world’s most popular and cost-effective operating system that holds the highest share of 55.4% in the market. The segment also has the highest CAGR of 10.4% as it provides benefits such as data secrecy which is most concerned in today’s world. The devices powered by Android have data and apps protected by app locks, risk protection, and government-grade encryption.
What’s inside the Global Mobile Handheld Computers report?
The report includes a value chain analysis to show how value is added at different manufacturing levels. Integrated technologies add value by addressing clients’ needs and enterprise applications like CRM, ER, etc. to provide seamless integration across handheld devices.
Under the Covid-19 impact and recovery section, the report provides mid-term and long-term effects of the pandemic on the global market. Small and medium-sized businesses experienced a significant decrease in demand as compared to large enterprises. In 2021, the market experienced negative growth and a decline in revenue by more than US$ 37 million. However, in the near future features like thermal imaging and 5G capability are expected to drive the market upwards and help small and medium-sized businesses to overcome the negative effects of pandemics.
Under the product price analysis section of the report, historic price trend analysis is used to estimate the ASP of mobile handheld computers during the forecast period. Despite having the highest market share in 2021, the North America mobile handheld computers market only has an average price ranging around US$ 1,339.30. As compared to this, the Asia Pacific and South America have significantly high average prices of US$ 1,518.51 and US$ 1,428.64 respectively. Moreover, average prices are expected to fall consistently throughout the forecast period across all regions. By the end of the year 2027, Europe mobile handheld computers market has the lowest price range of US$ 1,282.96.
A Glimpse of the Global Mobile Handheld Computers Market
Global Mobile Handheld Computers Market is divided into five regions namely North America, South America, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Europe. The global mobile handheld computers market generated a revenue of US$ 1,811 million in 2021. North America mobile handheld computers market held the highest share in the global marketplace and was valued at US$ 489.4 million in 2021. The region also has the highest growth opportunities in terms of revenue in the global marketplace of US$ 309.4 Mn during 2022-2027. However, Asia-Pacific mobile handheld computers market is growing at the highest CAGR of 8.5% during the forecast period 2022-2027 and has growth opportunity of US$ 247.8 Mn during 2022-2027. In terms of volume, North America is expected to generate more than 1 million units by 2027.
Competitive landscape of the Global Mobile Handheld Computers market
The market share of four major players is 49%. The mobile handheld computers market is considered to be an oligopoly in nature due to its low competitive nature. However, the market is projected to shift towards a monopoly nature in the forecast period as local players are expected to increase their market shares. In 2021, Zebra Technologies Corporation has the highest market share of 26.9%. The company uses strategies like improving features in existing products as well as developing more efficient products to maintain its market dominance. For instance, the company recently launched TC52ax mobile computer that supports Wi-Fi 6. The device is also enabled with new software solutions that will provide enhanced mobile-driven workstations.
Some of the key market players profiled in the report are:
Insights in the segmentation of the Global Mobile Handheld Computers market
There are three basic types of handheld computers i.e., Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs), tablet personal computers (PCs), and Pocket PCs, out of which PDA holds the highest share of 52.4% and is projected to grow at a rate of 8.4% with the highest CAGR. This is due to PDA’s function as a cellular phone, fax sender, Web browser, and personal organizer. PDA has added advantage over other types as it offers a variation of the Microsoft Windows operating system called Windows CE whereas others have their own or another operating system.
Under the End User segment, the Logistics and Warehousing segment holds the highest market share of 37.4% in 2021 and is expected to reach US$ 764.1 million by 2027. This growth is attributed to the growing need for warehouse management by various manufacturing companies. Companies like Honeywell and iDTronic are developing mobile handheld computers to assist the logistics and warehousing industry.
The market is segmented as:
By Operating System
|Market Size Value in 2021||US$ 1,310.47 Mn|
|Expected Revenue in 2027||US$ 2,047.29 Mn|
|Unit||Value (USD Mn)|
|Segments covered||By Operating System, Type, Pattern, Application, End-User, and Region|
|Regional Scope||North America; Europe; Asia Pacific; Middle East & Africa; South America|
|Key Companies||Argox (SATO), Bluebird, Cilico, Cipherlab, Code, Cognex, and other prominent players.|
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The market size of mobile handheld computers is estimated to be US$ 1310.47 million in the year 2021.
In terms of volume, the market is estimated at 1,811 thousand units of production in the year 2021.
Some of the other major providers in the market are Argox (SATO), Bluebird, Cilico, Cipherlab, Code, Cognex, Honeywell, Datalogic, Denso Wave, Microscan, MINDEO, Opticon Sensors, Scandit AG, Touchstar and Wasp Barcode, etc.
Steps are being taken to reform the market including restructuring plans to tackle supply chain management and increase coordination among market players. Also, features like thermal imaging and 5G capability are expected to drive the market upwards and help small and medium sized businesses to overcome the negative effects of pandemic.
In 2020, Zebra Technologies has the highest market share of 26.9%. This share is closely followed by Honeywell at second place.
The global mobile handheld computers market is a growing at a CAGR of 7.7% during the forecast period of 2021-2027.
The market is forecast to record a revenue of US$ 2047.29 million by 2027.
In terms of volume, the global mobile handheld computers market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 7.3% during the forecast period of 2021-2027.
In 2021, North America held the highest share in the global marketplace and was valued at US$ 489.4 million.
Asia-Pacific mobile handheld computers market is growing at the highest CAGR of 8.5% during the forecast period 2021-2027.
Android is the world’s most popular and cost-effective OS that holds the highest share of more than 55% in the market.
Personal digital assistants (PDAs) are the most preferred type of mobile handheld computers and holds highest share of 52% in 2021.