News Articles

Thursday, June 18, 2009

One-third of mobile accessory revenue comes from kit included with handsets

… or, if you prefer, two-thirds of mobile phone accessory revenue comes from ‘aftermarket’ sales. Those are the figures from ABI Research, which says there’s a trend for manufacturers to remove accessories from handset boxes and sell them separately – so that two-thirds figure is likely to rise.

ABI Research says the most popular aftermarket accessories are memory cards and protective silicone cases; both attributed to smartphone sales. Bluetooth and wired headset sales are also growing, driven by music-playing devices, while sales of add-on GPS receivers are in decline as GPS technology is incorporated into an increasing number of mobile phones. [Press release]

Print
Author: The Fonecast
0 Comments
Rate this article:
No rating

Categories: NewsNumber of views: 200

Tags:

Please login or register to post comments.

Name:
Email:
Subject:
Message:
x

Follow thefonecast.com

Twitter @TheFonecast RSS podcast feed
Find us on Facebook Subscribe free via iTunes

Archive Calendar

«February 2017»
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
303112345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
272812345
6789101112

Archive

Terms Of Use | Privacy Statement