Consumer Electronics Shipments to hit 3 billion Units by 2010: Study
“The combination of new, popular
devices and consistently lower prices leads to increased consumer
purchases,” says Brian O’Rourke, In-Stat analyst. “Currently driving
the market are devices such as digital televisions, DVD recorders,
cellular phones and portable digital audio players (MP3).”
Recent research by In-Stat found the following:
- In the next few years, blue laser players and recorders are expected to have a significant impact on the market.
- Europe, Asia/Pacific and Rest of World regions will lead in annual growth rates through 2010.
- The portable digital audio player will show significant worldwide growth of 41.8% annually, with the growth spread throughout all regions.