Global Headphone Market 2017-2021: Rapid Growth of Sports Headphones & Increasing Popularity of Counterfeit Headphones - Research and Markets

DUBLIN--()--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Headphone Market 2017-2021" report to their offering.

The global headphone market to grow at a CAGR of 5.46% during the period 2017-2021.

Global Headphone Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the sales of headphones

The latest trend gaining momentum in the market is growing consumer awareness. Consumers have always been victims of counterfeit mobile accessories in the past, and the issue is predominant in APAC, which is considered as the hub for counterfeit products. With the advent of social media, an increasing number of customers are becoming more aware of specifications, look, and style. The future of the global headphone market from a vendor's point of view will depend on the amount allocated to the R&D sector and on how it intends to satisfy customers' expectations in terms quality of service and quality of experience.

According to the report, one of the major drivers for this market is rapid growth of sports headphones. Biometric sports tracking headphones have rapidly gained prominence in the market since their inception. These headphones can be used to track heart rate, measure distance covered, and calculate calories burned during a workout. Though there is no shortage of heart rate monitors in the market, for many users, headphones are a part of their training gear.

Further, the report states that one of the major factors hindering the growth of this market is increasing popularity of counterfeit headphones. The availability of counterfeit products in the market is a major concern for headset manufacturers. APAC is considered as the hub for counterfeit products because the products are easily available at very low prices. Many people are buying such products because they are cheap and copies of big brands. The products are sold at less than a quarter of the price of the original product. Counterfeit products are eating into the market shares of leading vendors, resulting in huge losses.

Key vendors

  • Beats Electronics
  • Bose
  • Sennheiser
  • Skullcandy
  • Sony

Other prominent vendors

  • AIAIAI
  • AKG Acoustics
  • Apple
  • Audio-Technica
  • Beyerdynamic
  • Creative Technology
  • Denon Electronics
  • Grado Labs
  • House of Marley
  • Jays
  • JBL
  • JVC Kenwood
  • Logitech International
  • Molami
  • Monster
  • Panasonic
  • Parrot
  • Pioneer
  • Shure
  • SMS Audio
  • Sol Republic
  • Urbanears
  • Westone Laboratories

Key Topics Covered:

Part 01: Executive summary

Part 02: Scope of the report

Part 03: Market research methodology

Part 04: Introduction

Part 05: Market landscape

Part 06: Market segmentation by product

Part 07: Market segmentation by type

Part 08: Market segmentation by technology

Part 09: Market segmentation by connecting port

Part 10: Geographical segmentation

Part 11: Key leading countries

Part 12: Market drivers

Part 13: Impact of drivers

Part 14: Market challenges

Part 15: Impact of drivers and challenges

Part 16: Market trends

Part 17: Vendor landscape

Part 18: Appendix

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Laura Wood, Senior Manager
press@researchandmarkets.com
For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716
Related Topics: Audio Equipment