Gerard Tan

Nearly 40mil smartphones sold across SEA in 1H 2015: GfK
Demand for smartphones in South-East Asia hit a new peak in the first half of 2015, as consumers across the region’s seven key markets continued to spend and generated over US$8 billion in sales value in the first six months of this year, according to market research firm GfK.
19,000 health fitness trackers sold in Singapore in 6mths: GfK
In the last six months, over US$2.3 million worth of health fitness trackers have been snapped up in Singapore, according to market research firm GfK.
Consumers in Singapore bought over 4.6mil connected devices in 2014: GfK
Singapore’s affluent population and well-developed Internet infrastructure have been playing a major role in driving consumers’ appetite for connected gadgets, according to market research firm GfK.
SEA laptop market hits US$2.2bil in first 9mths of 2014: GfK
Despite recent technological advancements in mobile devices and consumer trends shifting towards the latest portable products, sales of mobile computers managed to hit nearly 4.9 milllion units in South-East Asia’s six key markets in the first three quarters of this year.
SEA smartphone sales exceed US$16.4bil in past 12mths: GfK
Smartphone ownership continues on its uptrend across South-East Asia, raising total sales in the last 12 months in the seven markets of Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam and Cambodia to a high of nearly 120 million units.
Boost in SEA TV sales thanks to World Cup: GfK
According to retail sales tracking by GfK, more TV sets are sold in every single market across South-East Asia in the month prior to the commencement of the FIFA World Cup in June.
Media tablet volume sales up 41% in SEA: GfK
Media tablets continue to be in strong demand across the South-East Asian countries of Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam and Philippines in 2014 as consumers bought over 3.6 million of the popular gadget in the first four months of this year.
SEA smartphone sales hit 18mil units in Q1: GfK
Smartphone sales generated nearly US$4.2 billion in Q1 Demand for Phablets surged to over 1.1 million units
Smartwatches set for prime time: GfK
According to the January and February 2014 reports from global market research firm GfK, which started tracking retail sales of smartwatches this year, the smartwatch market was already worth around US$345,000 in the first two months of 2014.
Smartphones drive down digital camera sales in Singapore: GfK
Compact system cameras, also known as mirrorless cameras, turned in a positive performance in 2013, garnering 2.6% growth in volume sales over 2012 amidst a downsizing trend in the overall digital still camera (DSC) market in Singapore.
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