08 Jul 2024

TMT – AI smartphone and foldable smartphone, a new era of mobile technology

  • AI Smartphone is defined as devices embedded with SoC of NPU ≥30 TOPS
  • IDC forecast 170m next-gen AI smartphones to be shipped in 2024 globally
  • IDC forecast total AI phone shipments will reach 150m units in 2027 in China
  • Strong need of hardware spec upgraded by AI smartphone
  • Foldable smartphone penetration is expected to accelerate and climb to 4.8% by 2028
  • Foldable smartphone market became more diverse on the emerge of several Chinese brands
  • China’s handset market maintained growth momentum in May, on preparation for the 618 shopping festival
Crosby Bi-noculars (Bi-weekly Issue 62)