Smart Speakers Analysis

Highly detailed quarterly data and forecasts for all smart speakers

Among the various elements that make up the smart home, smart speakers have picked up tremendous momentum in a short space of time, bringing exciting potential to our intelligent future.

Factors driving the smart speaker market include advances in audio technology, a rising number of smart homes with wireless technology, increasing penetration of smartphones and smart devices, and product innovation with the integration of modern technologies and services, all areas in which Canalys analysts have significant expertise garnered over the last two decades.

Canalys studies the market in the face of changing global trends. Canalys’ Smart Speaker Analysis service provides qualitative and quantitative insights into the smart speaker and smart display markets. It guides vendors and partners to make the right decisions on value propositions, choose the right channel partners and sell on the appropriate platforms to engage in different markets around the world.

The Smart Speaker Analysis service helps clients in many ways:

Go-to-market

Learn best practices for go-to-market models across regions and markets, with a focus on vendors’ market and product strategies.

Market sizing

Understand the size of the market and identify different market and channel opportunities with reliable and comprehensive data.

Industry trends

Distinguish actual industry trends from hype, and understand the latest industry developments, including new device launches, modern technologies and innovative features.

Market dynamics

See the industry changes and technology shifts that influence market dynamics with coverage by a team of global analysts.

Ecosystem strategies

Realize the potential of a robust ecosystem strategy by benchmarking against market leaders and exploring critical vertical use-cases.

Smart Speaker Analysis includes

Smart Speakers Analysis
  • Smart Speaker quarterly shipment estimates by model and spec for 20+ vendors
  • Over 30 markets covered
  • Five-year forecasts by year, platform, display and country, updated quarterly
  • Five-year installed base forecasts by year and country, updated quarterly
  • Vendor product and marketing strategies
  • Analytical reports covering key announcements and industry changes
  • Supply and demand value chain
  • Design your service

Our content

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Global smartphone market 2021 forecast
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India notebook market Q1 2021
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Western Europe’s PC market Q1 2021
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Canalys:2020年第四季度平板电脑和Chromebook的出货量创历史最高记录
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Global PC market (including tablets) Q4 2020 and full year 2020
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Canalys: Global PC market to grow 35% in Q4 2020 and 1.4% in 2021
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Midweek Matters: The future of smart audio
Jason Low, Senior Analyst at Canalys, discusses the smart audio market in 2020, provides forecasts and looks at the impact of COVID-19 on the global market.
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Canalys: COVID-19 market insights - Global smartphone market snapshot May 2020
Ben Stanton, Senior Analyst at Canalys, explains how COVID-19 has affected the global smartphone market in Q1, and looks at how the major vendors have fared.
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The impact of COVID-19 on the automotive industry
The global sales of passenger cars has declined for the last two years and the outlook for 2020 was for another low single-digit percentage decline. Then COVID-19 struck, and the impact is already dramatic.
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Midweek Matters videocast: Part two - Hearables market in 2020
This week's Midweek Matters videocast looks at the wearables and hearables forecasts. This second part is a 10 minute discussion about the hearables market - TWS, wireless headphones and earphones. It includes a market overview, the growing categories and assumptions on the impact of COVID-19 on the market. We talk about the role of smartphone vendors and bundling, and use cases that will drive demand spikes.
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Coronavirus set to upset China’s smart device market
In our previous release, Canalys forecast a 7% decline in smartphone shipments between Q4 2019 and Q1 2020, and an 8% fall for PCs. But given currently available information, we are dramatically revised our forecasts to a 40%-to-50% drop for smartphones and 20% for PCs, with the proviso that the situation recovers to pre-outbreak levels by the end of February, giving the market a full month to recover in March.
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Canalys Cast - disruption coming from cars of the future
Canalys co-founders Chris Jones and Sandy Fitzpatrick discuss the arrival of autonomous vehicles, Tesla's influence on the ecosystem, impact on infrastructure and security. Research taken from the Canalys Intelligent Vehicle Analysis service.

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