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Global Smartphone ODM Monitor 2018 H2 Final

Mar 17, 2019 |


Outsourced manufacturing has been a significant feature of the wider consumer electronics industry as well as handset market for many years. The logic being that little value is added by having the production process conducted exclusively in-house. Nokia had a distinctive competitive advantage in the 2000s by tightly managing its supply chain and manufacturing. However, Apple showed that outsourced manufacturing was no barrier to creating a strong market position. Today, few handset manufacturers conduct all their own manufacturing and many, like Apple, do none at all. 

This report tracks trends in ODM/OEM relationship globally and key activities in the segment semi-annually

Table of Contents:    

  • Introduction
  • Definitions
  • Smartphone Outsourcing Services Trends
  • ODM Market Dynamics
  • ODM – OEM Relationships
  • Forecast, Performance Outlook and Technology Trends
  • Development Suggestions for ODM Companies
  • Appendix: ODM Companies Profile

Number of Pages: 42
Author: James Yan
Published Date: March 2019


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