5G smartphone rapidly expand its discourse power in the market in 2020. YTD 5G smartphone shipments were 77.508 million units, represented 44.2% of the total shipment. The total number of new models were 119, accounting for 46.5% of the total new models. Comparatively, total 5G smartphone shipments and new models released in 2019 were 13.769 million and 35. The main reason for the increase of 5G mobile smartphone market penetration is that the major manufacturers turn to compete in the 5G market when they released the new products, which led to consumers’ passively acceptance 5G smartphone. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, 41.6% of the interviewees purchased 5G smartphone because of the normal replacement of the mobile phones. However, 73.3% of non-5G smartphone users think that it is not necessary for the public to buy 5G smartphone at this stage. At present, 5G mobile smartphone do not show obvious advantages over other mainstream smartphones. On the contrary, the high traffic pricing of 5G smartphone and the lack of commercial cities make the replacement of 5G smartphone with low cost performance, and thus hinder its market popularization. In the future, only by standing from the demand side, reflecting the advantages of 5G in communication transmission in smartphones, and developing killer application that can only rely on 5G smartphones, can we accelerate its popularization.
China Shared Power Bank Industry, which has gone through the development stages of outbreak and precipitation despite queries, has entered the period of standardized development in 2019. Even though it is affected by the COVID-19 in 2020, the overall development trend of the industry will not change. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, the user scale of China Shared Power Bank industry is expected to reach 229 million in 2020. However, in the short term, the impact of COVID-19 on the industry can’t be ignored. 80% of the interviewees reflected that their use habits of shared power bank has changed due to the impact of COVID-19. Specifically, the usage frequency are reduced and the time is shortened, especially for the usage of shared power bank in travel scenario and the ones in large cabinet. The industry competition also ushered in variables. Meituan launched the shared power bank business at the beginning of the year. Relying on its advantages of accumulated offline business resources and better product experiences, Meituan avoided the problem of high entry threshold for new competitors, and having an impact on the leading enterprises in the industry.
On December 30th, the “Ai Media Night and 2019-2020 Global New Consumer Brand Festival”hosted by iiMedia Research was held in Guangzhou. At the scene, Zhang Yi, CEO and chief analyst of Aimedia Consulting, brought a “Yijian ”New Year's Eve speech to restore the current status of industries such as the new economy and new consumption through objective data and predict the future trends of the industry. How many “dry goods”are there in this year-end show?
With the continuous popularization of smart phones, the saturation trend of 4G market has emerged. The landing of 5G commercial will drive the development of 5G mobile phones and bring new vitality to the mobile phone industry. IiMedia Research (AI Media Consulting) data show that it is expected that there will be a change of 5G mobile phones in 2020-2023, and the global shipment of 5G smart phones will increase to 401.3 million units in 2023. At present, Huawei, VO, Xiaomi and other Chinese mobile phone brands have all taken part in the 5G market battle. In addition, 5G mobile phones will further drive the development of the upstream and downstream of the industrial chain. The upstream component manufacturers, the middle-stream communication equipment manufacturers and the downstream terminal manufacturers will all benefit. It is estimated that the market size of 5G related products and services will reach 1.15 trillion yuan in 2025. Ai Mei's consulting analysts believe that under the background of favorable policies, economic prosperity, technological development and expanding social demand, the 5G mobile phone industry will accelerate its development. Players with strong technological and economic strength are expected to become track leaders and the head effect of the industry will gradually become prominent.