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Global Near Field Communication Enabled Handsets Industry

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Global Near Field Communication Enabled Handsets Industry
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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Near Field Communication (NFC) Enabled Handsets in Thousand Units. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2011 through 2018. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 68 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Blackberry Limited
HTC Corporation
Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.
Lenovo Group Limited
LG Electronics
Motorola Mobility, Inc.

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-2
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
NFC-Enabled Handsets I-3

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1
Prelude II-1
Key Issues that Have Held Back Widespread Implementation of
NFC Until Now.... II-2
Lack of Efficient Coordination Among Value Chain Participants II-2
Lack of Sufficient NFC Enabled Devices in the Market II-2
Time Ripe for NFC to Takeoff II-3
NFC-Enabled Mobile Phones - The Game Changer for NFC Technology II-3
Existing & Potential Usage Cases of NFC Driving Business Case
for its Integration in Mobile Phones II-4
Service Initiation II-4
Peer-to-Peer Data Sharing II-4
Device Pairing II-5

Payments & Ticketing Functions II-6
Security & Access Control II-6
Growth in Mobile Phone Usage Sets Perfect Platform for Rapid
Adoption of NFC in Mobile Devices II-7
Key Opportunity indicators II-7
Table 1: World Market for Mobile Handsets: Breakdown of
Volume Sales in Million Units for Years 2011, 2013E & 2015P
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-7
Continued Rise in Demand & Production of Smartphones Secures
NFC Future in Mobile Devices Market II-8
Opportunity Indicators II-9
Table 2: World Market for Mobile Handsets by Technology -
Percentage Breakdown of Annual Sales Volume for 2G, 2.5G,
3G, 3.5G, and 3.9G Enabled Handsets for Years 2013 & 2015
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-9

Table 3: Global Market for Smartphones (2011, 2013, 2015 &
2018): Breakdown of Volume Sales in Million Units by
Geographic Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-9
Android Based Smartphones Leads Technology Adoption II-10
Table 4: Global Smartphones Market: Percentage Share
Breakdown of Annual Sales by Operating Systems for Years
2009, 2013 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-10
Android Based Smartphone Manufacturers Bank on NFC as a Key
Differentiating Factor II-11
Table 5: Leading Smartphone Companies Worldwide: Percentage
Growth in Shipments in 2013Q2 over 2012Q2 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-12
Will Apple Embrace NFC in Future Models? II-12
Replacement Smartphone Sales Will be Key II-12
Low End Smartphones: An Emerging Market Opportunity II-13
A List of Select NFC Mobile Phones Introduced into Market
Over the Years II-14
Outlook II-14

2. NOTEWORTHY TRENDS & GROWTH DRIVERS II-15
Trends & Growth Drivers II-15
Changing Consumer Mobile Usage Habits Encourage NFC
Integration in Mobile Phones II-15
Bluetooth & NFC to Co-Exist on Mobile Devices II-15
Declining Prices of NFC-Chips Drives OEM Inclination Towards
NFC Integration II-16
A Measure of Competition in NFC-Chips Market II-16
Table 6: Global NFC Controller Chips Market (2012):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by Leading
Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-16

Table 7: Global NFC Secure Element Chips Market (2012):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by Leading
Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-16
Increasing Digital Data Being Stored on Mobile Phones and
Need to Exchange the Same with Other Devices Creates Need
for NFC in Handsets II-17
Growing Need to Enhance Social Media Interactions on Mobile
Phones - A Business Case for NFC Integration in Mobile
Phones II-17
Table 8: World Social Media Penetration Rates (%) by Region
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-18
Growing Craze for Multi-Player Gaming on Mobile Phones
Creates Need for NFC in Mobile Phones II-18
Table 9: Average Time Spent (In Minutes) On Mobile Apps On
Smartphones & Tablets Worldwide Per User Per Day: Breakdown
by Category (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-19

Table 10: Global Mobile Apps Market (2012): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Revenues by Category (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-20
Rising Penetration of NFC in Consumer Devices Boosts Adoption
of NFC-Enabled Handsets II-20
Need to Make Well Informed Purchase Decisions to Encourage
Consumers to Opt for NFC-Enabled Smartphones II-20
Table 11: Global Mobile Internet Market (2012): Percentage
of Mobile Subscribers Accessing Mobile Web on a Monthly
Basis in Select Countries (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-21

Table 12: Most Performed Activity Using Smartphones (2012)
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-22
Need for Convenience in Payment & Ticketing to Drive Use of
NFC-Enabled Smartphones II-22
Consumer Desire for Convenience in POS Payments to Drive
Adoption of NFC-Enabled Mobile Handsets II-22
Opportunity Indicator II-24
Table 13: Global Breakdown of the Number of Non-Cash

Transactions (In Billions) by Geographic Region for the
Year 2011 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-24
Use of NFC-Enabled Smartphones for Ticketing Applications to
Increase in the Coming Years II-24
Increasing Deployments of NFC-Capable Payment & Ticketing
Terminals Drives Consumer Interest on NFC Capable Handsets II-25
Table 14: Global Market for Customer Facing Store
Technologies (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues
by Type of Payment System (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-26
Barriers for Mainstream Adoption of Mobile POS Payments II-26
Growing Security Concerns Drives Demand for NFC-Enabled
Security/Access Control II-26
Transport Services to be One of the Most Accessed Services
for NFC-Enabled Mobile Handsets II-27
Concept of Bring-Your-Own-Device Gains Popularity Drives
Adoption of NFC-Enabled Handsets Among Corporate Employees II-27
High-Tech Events - Incredible Range of Practical Applications
for NFC-Enabled Handsets II-28
Chip Level Technology Developments Augurs Well for the Future
of NFC II-29
Developing Markets to Drive Growth II-29
Table 15: World Market for Mobile Phones by Geographic
Region (2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by
Region/Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-30

Table 16: Global Percentage Share Breakdown of Number of
Mobile Subscriptions by Region for the year 2012 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-30

Table 17: Global Smartphones Market - Percentage Breakdown
of Unit Sales for US, Canada, Japan, France, Germany, Italy,
UK, Russia, China, India, Brazil and Others for Years 2009,
2013 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-31

Table 18: Global Market for Mobile Phones (2012): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Smartphones and Feature Phones by
Geographic Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-32

Table 19: World Smartphone Penetration for Select Countries
(as a Percentage of Mobile Phone Users): 2013 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-33

Table 20: Global Smartphones Market - Leading Countries in
Terms of Volume Sales Ranked by % CAGR for 2013-2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-34
Challenges II-34
High Price of NFC Phones Forcing Consumers to Opt for
Alternative NFC Equipment II-34
Competition from microSD Cards Providing NFC Capabilities II-34
NFC too Suffers from Inherent Security Challenges II-35
Consumer Ignorance Poses Threat to NFC Market II-35
Addressing Security Concerns - Key to Success II-36

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-37
Definition II-37
NFC-Enabled Devices II-37
NFC-Enabled Handsets II-37
Characteristics of NFC Technology II-38
Modes of Operation II-38
Reader/Writer Mode II-38
Peer-to-Peer Mode II-38
Card Emulation Mode II-39
NFC Technology Standards II-39
Existing Usage Scenario II-39
Practical Applications II-40
Seamless Data Sharing II-40
Customized Advertisements and Promotions II-40
Mobile Payments II-40
Functioning of NFC-Enabled Devices in Mobile Payments II-41
Ticketing II-41
Electronic Keys II-42
Social Networking II-42
Utilities for Businesses II-42

4. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-43
Gemalto and UnionPay Collaborate to Develop Mobile NFC Ecosystem II-43
Identive Group and Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas Ink
Agreement II-43
SoftBank Mobile Chooses Gemalto to Expand Mobile NFC Services II-43
Mobile TeleSystems Selects UpTeq NFC Advanced SIM Cards of
Gemalto II-44
TELUS Selects UpTeq NFC SIM Cards of Gemalto for Mobile Payments II-44
China Unicom Chooses UpTeq NFC SIM Card of Gemalto II-44
Gemalto Offers AllynisTrusted Services Management Platform and
UpTeq NFC SIM for Mobile NFC Payment Program II-45
Store Electronic Systems Selects Near Field Communication Tags
of Identive Group II-45
Telefónica Digital Unveils Mobile App II-46
Identive Enhances Capabilities of Tagtrail NFC Wireless
Services Platform II-46
INSIDE Secure Develops M/Chip™ Advance EMV Products Jointly
with CPI Card Group II-47
INSIDE Secure's MicroRead® NFC Chip Now Supported in Linux
Kernel 3.9 II-47
NXP Teams Up with Mobile World Capital Barcelona to Expand NFC
Offerings II-48
NXP and SES Collaborate to Facilitate Mass Adoption of NFC II-49

ST Provides NFC Controller to NEC CASIO's G'zOne CA-201L
Smartphone II-49
Dai Nippon Printing Collaborates with Identive Group to
Develop NFC-enabled ID Card-Reader II-49
Broadcom Offers NFC Software Stack for Android 4.2 and Android
Open Source Project II-50
Gemalto Offers LinQUS Trusted Service Manager Platform and an
NFC Solution to T-Mobile II-50
Vodafone Group Selects Gemalto for NFC Solutions II-50
Rogers Communications to Deploy UpTeq NFC Solution of Gemalto
in Canada II-51
PrivatBank Selects Gemalto for Mobile Payment Deployment II-51
NXP Semiconductors Partners with FeliCa Networks II-51
TazTag and INSIDE Secure Launch New Tablet Computer TazPadV2 II-52
NXP and Identive in Collaboration with Yeldi II-52
Infineon Launches SLE 97144SE Embedded Secure Element for NFC
-Smartphones II-53
Infineon Endorses DCLB Open Standard Interface for NFC Solutions II-53
INSIDE Secure to Provide NFC Solutions to Docapost BPO for
CoNFianCe Project II-53
NXP to Provide NFC PN65 Mobile Transactions Solution to
Samsung GALAXY S III II-54
NXP Unveils Think & Go and good2gether NFC Solutions II-54
NXP's NFC Technology Optimizes OpenWays Mobile Key Services
with its NFC Technology II-55

INSIDE Secure Integrates its NFC Solution into Nokia Lumia 610
Smartphone II-55
ST Acquires bTendo's IP and Scanning Laser Projection Engine II-55
China Mobile and Orange Sign MoU II-56
Proxama and SMARTRAC Enter into Partnership II-56
WPG Americas and Identive Group Enter into Partnership for NFC
Data Transfer Capabilities II-56
NCR Establishes NCR Express Key NFC-Enabled Hotel Check-In Kiosk II-57
Entrust Extends Entrust IdentityGuard AuthenticationPlatform II-57
Watchdata Enters into Agreement with Sony for NFC Functionality II-58
Play LA to Take Over NFC Data II-58
Sequent Takes over ViVOtech's Software Division II-58
Smartag Collaborates with MyClear II-59
EMVCo and NFC Forum Collaborate II-59
ACI Worldwide Extends its Partnership with Bell ID II-59
Telekom Srbija Allies with Banca Intesa II-60
Intel Signs Agreement with Visa to Develop Services for Mobile

Payments II-60
Intel Inks Licensing Agreement with Inside Secure for NFC
Technology II-60
CorFire Enters into Agreement with Inside Secure to Speed up
NFC Applications Rollout II-61
INSIDE Expands Partnership with ZTE II-61
HID Global and INSIDE Contactless Extend Partnership II-62
Poken and NXP Semiconductors to Create New Platform for Social
Media II-62
Lite-on Mobile Presents Unveils INCA Solution II-62
NXP's PN544 NFC to Support Windows 8 II-63
Huawei and Turkcell Select NXP's PN544 NFC for Smartphones II-63
Sony Ericsson Chooses NXP PN65 NFC for Android-based Smartphones II-64
NXP and G&D Launch Software-based NFC Solution for Mobile Phones II-64

NXP Incorporates NFC API Extension in Android 2.3.3 Version II-65
iMPak Health and Meridian Health Deploy SleepTrak Sleep
Monitoring Solutions on T-Mobile's 4G Network II-66
VeriFone Systems to Deploy NFC Technology in Point-of-sale
Terminals II-66
The VimpelCom Group and Ambiq Technology to Provide NFC
Technology for St. Petersburg Transportation System II-66
Google to Enter into a Partnership with VeriFone II-67
ZTE Teams Up with NXP to Leverage NFC Functionality II-67
KT and DOCOMO to Unveil Cross-Border NFC Services II-67

5. PRODUCT LAUNCHES II-69
Identive Group Introduces NFC-NDEF Tag Editor Kit and NFC Plug &
Play Starter Kit II-69
Lite-on Mobile to Introduce Fumod - A New Antenna for Metal
Devices II-69
Nordic Semiconductor Introduces nRF51822 Multi-Protocol
Bluetooth Low Energy/ 2.4GHz RF SoC II-69
Samsung Electronics Introduces Galaxy S4 Featuring Mobeam ID

Barcode Technology and NFC Capability II-70
Invengo Technology Introduces New NFC Product Range II-71
Inside Secure Announces Launch of New INSIDE Dual-Interface
NFC Forum Type-4 Tag II-71
ams Unveils AS3922 Tag AFE Offering NFC Support II-71
Telenor Unveils New Valyou NFC Mobile Wallet Service II-72
Think&Go NFC Introduces Dynamic NFC-Screen II-72
Vertu Introduces Vertu Ti Android 4 NFC Phone II-72
Pulse Electronics Launches NFC Antenna II-72
Inside Secure Introduces ComboPulse All-in-One Solution II-73
Blackberry Introduces New Phones with NFC Capability II-73
HTC Launches HTC Mini Remote Control for Use in Premium
Butterfly Smartphone II-73
Panasonic Unveils New Lumix Compact Cameras with NFC Capability II-73
iLuv Creative Technology Introduces New Bluetooth Speakers
with NFC Capability II-74
Sony Launches New Portable Bluetooth® Speakers Equipped with
NFC Technology II-74
Samsung Electronics Launches Wireless AV Product Range with
NFC Capability II-75
TYLT Launches TAGZ NFC Stickers for Mobile Phones II-75
Creative Introduces NFC-Enabled Airwave HD and Airwave
Bluetooth Speakers II-75
Loewe Introduces NFC-Enabled Speaker 2go in UK II-76
Google Launches LG Nexus 4 Smartphones with NFC Capability in
India II-76
Ingenico Introduces iWB Bio Mobile Payment Devices II-76
iKaaz Rolls Out Tap & Pay NFC Reader II-77
Sony Rolls Out CMT-BT Bluetooth Wireless Speakers with NFC
Capability II-77
Panasonic Launches Lumix DMC-GF6 Mirrorless Camera with NFC
Capability II-77
Qualcomm Atheros Launches New QCA1990 NFC Solution II-79
Broadcom Launches New Quad-Combo Chip and Single Card Solution II-79
Broadcom Launches New BCM21552G 3G baseband and Reference Design II-79
Broadcom Introduces Comprehensive Platform Solutions Range for
OTT and Hybrid TV Media Players II-80
Identive Group Launches Cloud-Based NFC Tag Management Platform II-80
Orange Launches UpTeq NFC High-End SIM II-81
Identive Group Introduces NFC Tag Online Customization Service II-81
NXP Installs PN65 NFC Solution in Nexus 7 II-81
Melexis launched MLX90132 Transceiver IC for Near Field
Communication II-82
NXP Unveils NTAG21x Family of NFC Tag IC Products II-82

Hyundai Motor Introduces NFC-Enabled Smartphone II-83
Broadcom to Unveil NFC-Enabled Radio Chip II-83
DeviceFidelity Introduces Range of CredenSE NFC Products II-83
T-Mobile International and MasterCard to Unveil MyWallet Service II-84
Logomotion Introduces LGM microSD Card II-84
Atos Worldline Unveils NFC Mobile Payment Application II-84
Renesas Electronics Introduces NFC Enabled Wireless Charging
System II-85
Crestron Electronics Introduces AirConnect Technology II-85
Nokia Launches NFC-Enabled Devices II-85
Pulse Electronics Launches NFC Antenna II-85
Narian Technologies Extends Features of NFC Application II-86
China Mobile Develops Near Field Communication TD-SCDMA 3G
Handset II-86
Google Showcases Nexus Q NFC-Enabled Media Player II-87
Samsung Electronics Launches TecTiles NFC Stickers for Mobile
Handsets II-87
Megafon Introduces NFC Transportation Ticketing Service II-87
Mobile TeleSystems, MTS Bank and MasterCard Introduce NFC
Payment Service in Russia II-87
iMPak Health Offers RhythmTrak ECG Device for NFC Tablets and
Smartphones II-88
AuthenTec Launches AES2750 Fingerprint Verification Sensor for
NFC Mobile Wallets II-88
Digicel Pacific Releases Beep and Go NFC Service in Tonga II-88
ROAM Data Develops NFC Swipe Device Agnostic Card Reader II-89
Narian Technologies Introduces NFC4Retail Platform II-89
Fujifilm Holdings and Near Field Solutions to Develop Tap 'n'
Print Service II-89
Sony Announces Sony Xperia Sola Mobile Handset with NFC
Technology II-89
Inside Secure Introduces MicroPass 4101-2K Type 4 NFC Tag II-90
ZTE Introduces Touch and Share NFC Technology II-90
LG Unveils New L-Style NFC Smartphones II-90
Panasonic Unveils New Eluga Power NFC Smartphone II-90
NXP Semiconductors Unveils High-Performance PN544 NFC
Controller Chip II-91

Sony Unveils New Xperia P Featuring NFC Support II-91
STMicroelectronics Unveils New ST21NFCA NFC Controller IC II-91
Yubico Launches YubiKey NEO USB Authentication Device Equipped
with NFC Technology II-91
Sequent Software Unveils CCS Technology II-92
KDDI to Introduce Commercial NFC Service II-92
Casio Computer Develops New NFC-enabled IT-9000E- MC25E
Handheld Terminal Incorporating Printer Module II-92
Broadcom Introduces New Broadcom® BCM2079x NFC Chips Family II-93
NXP Announces Incorporation of NFC Solution PN65N in Google's
Galaxy Nexus II-93
NXP Launches the NTAG203 NFC Forum-Compliant Type 2 Tag II-94
Texas Instruments Introduces Lowest Power NFC Transceiver II-94
Sequent Software Introduces New NFC Services Platform II-95
Sony and HID Global Develop Contactless Smart Card Reader
Platform II-95
Acer Introduces New NFC-Equipped Acer Liquid Express Smartphone II-96
Google and Samsung Electronics Unveil Galaxy Nexus Smartphone
with NFC Capability II-96
Nokia Introduces Symbian Nokia 603 Handset with NFC Capability II-96
T Mobile Communications Launches SleepTrack Sleep Monitor
Device with NFC Capability II-96
Nokia Introduces NFC Device Kit II-97
Casio Computer Unveils New Version of DT-X8 Handheld Terminal II-97
HID Global Introduces New iClass SE Platform II-97
Sharp Introduces New RW-T107 Tab with NFC Payments Capability II-97
Texas Instruments Launches New NFC TRF7970A Transceiver II-97
Naratte Introduces Ultrasonic Zoosh Technology II-98
Turkcell Introduces New T20 Smartphone with NFC Capability II-98
SCM Microsystems Introduces NFC Reader Module II-99
ViVOtech Launches New NFC Add-On ViVOpay 4800 Reader II-99
Advanced Card Systems Introduces New ACR122L VisualVantage NFC
Reader II-99
GENTAG Launches NFC Phone II-100

6. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-101
Blackberry Limited (Canada) II-101
HTC Corporation (Taiwan) II-101
Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd (China) II-101
Lenovo Group Limited (China) II-101
LG Electronics (South Korea) II-102
Motorola Mobility, Inc. (USA) II-102

Nokia Corporation (Finland) II-102
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd (South Korea) II-103
Sony Mobile Communications (Japan) II-103
ZTE Corporation (China) II-103
Major NFC Chip Manufacturers II-104
Broadcom Corp. (US) II-104
Infineon Technologies AG (Germany) II-104
NXP Semiconductors NV (Netherlands) II-105
STMicroelectronics NV (Switzerland) II-105

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-106
Table 21: Global Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
NFC Enabled Mobile Handsets by Geographic Region/Country - US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and
Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Volume Sales in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-106

Table 22: Global 8-Year Perspective for NFC Enabled Mobile
Handsets by Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown
of Annual Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America Markets
for Years 2011, 2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-107


III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Outlook III-1
Although a Late Entrant, US to Generate Robust Growth
Opportunities for NFC in Coming Years III-1
NFC-Enabled Taxis to Provide Cost-effective Advertisements
for US Companies III-1
Strategic Corporate Developments III-2
Product Launches III-7
Key Players III-15
B.Market Analytics III-16
Table 23: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for NFC
Enabled Mobile Handsets Market Analyzed with Annual Volume
Sales in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

2. CANADA III-17
A.Market Analysis III-17
Outlook III-17
Strategic Corporate Development III-17
Product Launch III-17
Blackberry Limited - A Key Canadian Player III-17
B.Market Analytics III-18
Table 24: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for NFC Enabled Mobile Handsets Market Analyzed with Annual
Volume Sales in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

3. JAPAN III-19
A.Market Analysis III-19
Outlook III-19
Japan - The Early Bird in NFC Market III-19
Strategic Corporate Developments III-19
Product Launches III-22
Sony Mobile Communications - A Key Japanese Player III-26
B.Market Analytics III-27
Table 25: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for NFC Enabled Mobile Handsets Market Analyzed with Annual
Volume Sales in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27

4. EUROPE III-28
A.Market Analysis III-28
Outlook III-28
B.Market Analytics III-28
Table 26: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for NFC Enabled Mobile Handsets by Geographic Region/Country -
France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of
Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume
Sales in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

Table 27: European 8-Year Perspective for NFC Enabled Mobile
Handsets by Geographic Region/ Country - Percentage
Breakdown of Annual Volume Sales for France, Germany, Italy,
UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets for Years
2011, 2013 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

4a. FRANCE III-30
A.Market Analysis III-30
Outlook III-30
Strategic Corporate Developments III-30
Product Launches III-31
B.Market Analytics III-33
Table 28: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
NFC Enabled Mobile Handsets Market Analyzed with Annual
Volume Sales in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

4b. GERMANY III-34
A.Market Analysis III-34
Outlook III-34
Strategic Corporate Developments III-34
Infineon Technologies AG - A Key German NFC Chip Manufacturer III-35
B.Market Analytics III-35
Table 29: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
NFC Enabled Mobile Handsets Market Analyzed with Annual
Volume Sales in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

4c. ITALY III-36
A.Market Analysis III-36
Outlook III-36
Strategic Corporate Development III-36
B.Market Analytics III-37
Table 30: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
NFC Enabled Mobile Handsets Market Analyzed with Annual
Volume Sales in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-38
A.Market Analysis III-38

Outlook III-38
Varied Usage Pattern of NFC Devices in UK III-38
Strategic Corporate Development III-38
Product Launches III-38
B.Market Analytics III-40
Table 31: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for NFC
Enabled Mobile Handsets Market Analyzed with Annual Volume
Sales in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

4e. SPAIN III-41
A.Market Analysis III-41
Outlook III-41
B.Market Analytics III-41
Table 32: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
NFC Enabled Mobile Handsets Market Analyzed with Annual
Volume Sales in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41

4f. RUSSIA III-42
A.Market Analysis III-42
Outlook III-42
Russia Projects Bright Future Outlook for NFC Enabled Handsets III-42
Strategic Corporate Developments III-42
Product Launches III-43
B.Market Analytics III-44
Table 33: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
NFC Enabled Mobile Handsets Market Analyzed with Annual
Volume Sales in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44

4g. REST OF EUROPE III-45
A.Market Analysis III-45
Outlook III-45
Strategic Corporate Developments III-45
Product Launches III-48
Key Players III-53
B.Market Analytics III-55
Table 34: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for NFC Enabled Mobile Handsets Market Analyzed
with Annual Volume Sales in Thousand Units for Years 2011
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-55

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-56
A.Market Analysis III-56
Outlook III-56
B.Market Analytics III-56
Table 35: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for NFC Enabled Mobile Handsets by Geographic
Region/Country - China, South Korea and Rest of Asia-Pacific
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in
Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-56

Table 36: Asia-Pacific 8-Year Perspective for NFC Enabled
Mobile Handsets by Geographic Region/ Country - Percentage
Breakdown of Annual Volume Sales for China, South Korea and
Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2011, 2013 and 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-57

5a. CHINA III-58
A.Market Analysis III-58
Outlook III-58
China to Witness High Volume of NFC Payments III-58
Strategic Corporate Developments III-58
Product Launch III-60
Key Players III-60
B.Market Analytics III-61
Table 37: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
NFC Enabled Mobile Handsets Market Analyzed with Annual
Volume Sales in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-61

5b. SOUTH KOREA III-62
A.Market Analysis III-62
Outlook III-62
South Korea Witnesses Massive NFC Launches - Augurs Well for
NFC Devices Market III-62

Strategic Corporate Development III-62
Product Launches III-63
Key Players III-65
B.Market Analytics III-66
Table 38: South Korean Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for NFC Enabled Mobile Handsets Market Analyzed
with Annual Volume Sales in Thousand Units for Years 2011
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-66

5c. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC III-67
A.Market Analysis III-67
Outlook III-67
Australia III-67
Affordable NFC Phones - Key to Tap Indian Market III-67
Singapore to Witness High Adoption of NFC Technology III-67
Strategic Corporate Developments III-68
Product Launches III-68
Key Player III-70
B.Market Analytics III-70
Table 39: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for NFC Enabled Mobile Handsets Market Analyzed
with Annual Volume Sales in Thousand Units for Years 2011
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-70

6. THE MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA III-71
A.Market Analysis III-71
Outlook III-71
UAE to Witness Widespread Roll out of NFC Services in Years
to Come III-71
B.Market Analytics III-71
Table 40: Middle East and African Recent Past, Current &
Future Analysis for NFC Enabled Mobile Handsets Market
Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Thousand Units for
Years 2011 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-71

7. LATIN AMERICA III-72
A.Market Analysis III-72
Outlook III-72
Strategic Corporate Development III-72
B.Market Analytics III-73
Table 41: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for NFC Enabled Mobile Handsets Market Analyzed
with Annual Volume Sales in Thousand Units for Years 2011
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-73


IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 68 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 73)

The United States (20)
Canada (1)
Japan (4)
Europe (28)
- France (4)
- Germany (3)
- The United Kingdom (5)
- Rest of Europe (16)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (20)

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