Thursday, February 23, 2006

In-Stat: MP3 Players, LCD TVs, DVD Recorders Lead Consumer Product Growth

In another new report, In-Stat projects that the top three fastest-growing consumer electronic devices from 2003-2009 will be "portable digital audio players at a 57.0% Combined Annual Growth Rate (CAGR), LCD televisions at 52.3%, and DVD recorders at 51.4%

In-Stat found the following:

  • The ever more versatile PC is expected to grow to a 282 million unit-market by 2009.
  • Worldwide semiconductor sales in the consumer electronics category will reach $45.6 billion in 2010.
  • Original equipment manufacturers have strong opportunities in markets in the East and in the West, and in developed markets as well as emerging markets.