Global Ear buds Market, By Product (In-Ear, Over-Ear), By Technology (Normal& Sound-Controlled) By Feature (Wired, Wireless), By Price (Low-range, mid-range, and Premium-range) By Application (Fitness & Gyming, Gaming, Music & Entertainment), By Distribution Channel (Multi-Brand Electronic Stores, Hypermarket/Supermarket Stores, Online Stores and Others), By Region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East, and Africa), Size and Forecast 2015-2025
March 2019
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Global Earbuds Market: Overview

Global Earbuds Market is projected to worth $9.23 billion by 2025, with a CAGR of around 22.8% during 2019-2025. The global earbuds market is showing enormous growth in recent years mainly due to the increase in the advancement of technologies and product innovations. Technological advancements have played a major role in the development of the global Earbuds market. A steep increase in the adoption of smartphones is one major factor driving the growth of the wireless earphone market. Increasing adoption of electronic gadgets such as tablets and smartphones is anticipated to boost the global Earbuds market growth in the near future.

The rapid adoption of smart devices globally has significantly contributed to an increase in the consumption of multimedia on various devices including music players, mobiles, and tablets. The global Earbud market is further anticipated to witness various technological advancements, namely, enhanced sound quality, soaring performance, and striking designs. Moreover, the exponential growth of digital media, especially entertainment services such as video, audio, and multimedia will drive the market.

The global Earbud market is driven by the growing demand for portable devices for high-quality sound and an enhanced audio experience. A majority of customers pursue fashionable and trendy products thus, the future of these products is anticipated to rely on technology, appearance, and design which is developing at a faster rate. Several companies are introducing wireless earbuds to the market, having unique features in addition to audio, such as fitness and health monitoring, processing ambient sound for better clarity, and microphones to take handfree calls.

Global Earbuds Market – Technology Analysis

The global earbuds market by Technology is categorized as smart and non-smart features. The Soun-Controlled earbud segment is expected to dominate the majority of the market share and is growing with an impressive growth rate over the forecast period. The intriguing features of Language translation are helping vendors in the market gain wide popularity and boost the demand for sound controlled earbuds.

These sound controlled earbuds offer a varied range of functions such as ambient sound controls, assisted hearing, and touch and tap controls, onboard memory chip, fitness tracker, gesture recognition, and settings through a mobile application. In addition, some smart earbuds launched in the market also have sensors to detect whether they are inside or in a case and allows end-users to control automatic music play/pause functionality in the products. It also offers advanced features that allow the consumers to monitor body vitals such as heart rate and calories burnt during a workout session and convenience during a workout.

Global Earbuds Market – Features Analysis

The global earbuds market by features is categorized as wired and wireless earbuds. The global wireless earbud market is showing immense growth mainly due to the increasing demand for advanced technologies and product innovations. Wireless earbuds rely much on Bluetooth technology for its connectivity and are integrated with mic, remote for volume, and playback control. Increasing demand for gaming and virtual reality applications is one major factor driving the growth of wireless earbud market.

Advancement in the earbud technology are the crucial factors attributing increased product sales. However, the most prolific advancement in the field of audio technology, particularly in the consumer segment, is noise cancellation & wireless connectivity.  These advancements have emerged as key trends with manufacturers emphasizing on developing products that provide quality audio and save a user from the hassles of wired products; thereby, paving way for wireless products.

Global Earbuds Market – Regional Analysis

The global earbuds market by region is categorized as North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East, and Africa. North America accounts for the lion market share of earbuds, followed by Europe owing to the pre-established market along with the robust penetration of technologies is expected to influence development and demand for earbuds in these regions. Whereas the Asia Pacific is expected to be the fastest growing region due to increasing consumer disposable incomes in developing countries, such as India, China, and Brazil, are expected to significantly propel the market demand. Increased adoption rates across gyms and offices are anticipated to drive the market demand over the forecast years.

Global Earbuds Market: Competitive Landscape

Some of the leading and promising manufacturers operating in the global earbuds market includes Beats (Apple Inc.), Sony Corporation, Sennheiser Electronic GmbH & Co. KG, Bose Corporation, Plantronics Pty Ltd., JVC Corporation, Philips Electronics Ltd., GN Netcom A/S(Jabra), Harman International Industries, Inc. (AKG), and Audio-Technica Corporation among others. The leading companies are taking up partnerships, mergers and acquisitions, and joint ventures with the aim to boost the inorganic growth of the industry.

Objective of the Study:

To analyze and forecast market size of the global earbuds market, in terms Value.

To examine the careful market segmentation and forecast the market size, on the basis of region, segmented into 5 regions, namely, North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, MEA, & LATAM and major countries in the respective regions

To outline, categorized and forecast the global earbuds market on the basis of type, technology, and application and distribution channel.

To examine competitive developments like expansions, technological advancement, new product launches, and regulative framework within the global earbuds market.

To identify the drivers and challenges for global digital earbuds market.

To spot the profile of leading players and an array of strategy outlook and SWOT analysis of major industry players.

Scope of the Report

By Product

·         In-Ear

·         Over-Ear

By Technology

·         Smart

·         Non-Smart

By Feature

·         Wired

·         Wireless

By Price

·         Low-range

·         Med-range

·         High-range

By Application

·         Fitness

·         Gaming

·         Virtual Reality

·         Music & Entertainment

By Distribution channel

·         Multi-Brand Electronic Stores Automotive

·         Hypermarket/Supermarket Stores

·         Online stores

·         Others

In addition, the report provides analysis of the earbuds market with respect to the following geographic segments:

·         North America

·         Latin America

·         Asia Pacific (APAC)

·         Europe

·         Middle East

·         Africa

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·         With three additional company detail analysis.

·         Additional country analysis.

·         Detailed segment analysis.

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