Total smartphone shipments in South-East Asia reached approximately 24 million units in the first quarter of 2015, posting a year-over-year growth of 65.6%, IDC said.
Malaysian enterprises are still in the early days of mobility adoption, and businesses have started to move towards developing strategic roadmaps for mobile deployment and the use of internal mobile applications.
Research firm IDC expects Chinese and Taiwanese-branded devices to increase their share of the smartphone market in Malaysia to 65% by the end of this year, from about 46% last year, thanks in part to their lower prices and inventive marketing campaigns.
IDC said that Malaysian organisations are in the early days of mobility adoption and only 40% are planning to take steps to develop proper mobility strategies to support their business.
According to IDC’s Asia/Pacific Quarterly PC Tracker, the 3Q13 (third quarter, 2013) Malaysia PC market decreased by 25% quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) but increased by 2% year-on-year (YoY) to reach 641,000 units for the quarter.
According to IDC's latest study, Myanmar’s devices market will soon take centre-stage as the country hurtles towards becoming an ICT-driven nation.
According to IDC's Asia/Pacific Quarterly PC Tracker, the Malaysia PC market increased by 18% sequentially in the first quarter of 2013 (Q1 2013) but declined by the same percentage tear-on-year (YoY) to reach 898,000 units for the quarter.
The arrival of Apple's much\-awaited iPad Mini will be a game-changer in Malaysia's tablet landscape, providing a boost for the 7-inch tablet segment, according to analyst firm IDC.