Consumer Electronics in Saudi Arabia
August 2019

LIST OF CONTENTS AND TABLES

Executive Summary
Smartphones Shape Sales As Saudi Arabia Prepares To Launch 5g
Tech Developments Enabling Price Competitiveness Needed To Attract Consumers
Chinese Products Perform Well, With Domestic Offerings Unlikely To Emerge
Specialists Lead Distribution With Advice, Price, and Added-value Services
Consumer Spending Power To Remain Key Issue in Coming Years
Market Data
Table 1 Sales of Consumer Electronics by Category: Volume 2014-2019
Table 2 Sales of Consumer Electronics by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 3 Sales of Consumer Electronics by Category: % Volume Growth 2014-2019
Table 4 Sales of Consumer Electronics by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 5 NBO Company Shares of Consumer Electronics: % Volume 2015-2019
Table 6 LBN Brand Shares of Consumer Electronics: % Volume 2016-2019
Table 7 Distribution of Consumer Electronics by Channel: % Volume 2014-2019
Table 8 Forecast Sales of Consumer Electronics by Category: Volume 2019-2024
Table 9 Forecast Sales of Consumer Electronics by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 10 Forecast Sales of Consumer Electronics by Category: % Volume Growth 2019-2024
Table 11 Forecast Sales of Consumer Electronics by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
Sources
Summary 1 Research Sources
Headlines
Prospects
Businesses Demonstrate Continued Preference for Desktops
Laptops With High Graphics Capabilities See Demand for Creative Use
Tablets Widely Used in Businesses Such As Restaurants, But Smartphones Represent A Threat
Competitive Landscape
Huawei’s Honeymoon Period Comes To Abrupt End
All Products Imported Due To Lack of Domestic Players
Businesses Must Invest in Digital Transformation To Remain Competitive
Category Data
Table 12 Sales of Computers and Peripherals by Category: Volume 2014-2019
Table 13 Sales of Computers and Peripherals by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 14 Sales of Computers and Peripherals by Category: % Volume Growth 2014-2019
Table 15 Sales of Computers and Peripherals by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 16 Sales of Computers by Category: Business Volume 2014-2019
Table 17 Sales of Computers by Category: Business Value MSP 2014-2019
Table 18 Sales of Computers by Category: Busines Volume Growth 2014-2019
Table 19 Sales of Computers by Category: Business Value MSP Growth 2014-2019
Table 20 Sales of Laptops by Form Factor 2018-2019
Table 21 Sales of Tablets by Operating System 2014-2019
Table 22 NBO Company Shares of Computers and Peripherals: % Volume 2015-2019
Table 23 LBN Brand Shares of Computers and Peripherals: % Volume 2016-2019
Table 24 Distribution of Computers and Peripherals by Channel: % Volume 2014-2019
Table 25 Forecast Sales of Computers and Peripherals by Category: Volume 2019-2024
Table 26 Forecast Sales of Computers and Peripherals by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 27 Forecast Sales of Computers and Peripherals by Category: % Volume Growth 2019-2024
Table 28 Forecast Sales of Computers and Peripherals by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
Table 29 Forecast Sales of Computers by Category: Business Volume 2019-2024
Table 30 Forecast Sales of Computers by Category: Business Value MSP 2019-2024
Table 31 Forecast Sales of Computers by Category: Busines Volume Growth 2019-2024
Table 32 Forecast Sales of Computers by Category: Business Value MSP Growth 2019-2024
Table 33 Forecast Sales of Laptops by Form Factor 2019-2024
Table 34 Forecast Sales of Tablets by Operating System 2019-2024
Headlines
Prospects
Surge in Female Drivers Offset by Departure of Expatriates
Purchase Plans Shorten Car Replacement Cycles, But Smartphones Represent Competition To Dedicated In-car Devices
Reaching Lower-income Groups With Lower-spec Vehicles May Stimulate Demand
Competitive Landscape
Pioneer Consolidates Lead Thanks To Growth of In-dash Media Players
Chinese Brands Appeal With Competitive Prices
Car Workshops Lead Distribution, Offering Both Products and Services
Category Data
Table 35 Sales of In-Car Entertainment by Category: Volume 2014-2019
Table 36 Sales of In-Car Entertainment by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 37 Sales of In-Car Entertainment by Category: % Volume Growth 2014-2019
Table 38 Sales of In-Car Entertainment by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 39 NBO Company Shares of In-Car Entertainment: % Volume 2015-2019
Table 40 LBN Brand Shares of In-Car Entertainment: % Volume 2016-2019
Table 41 Distribution of In-Car Entertainment by Channel: % Volume 2014-2019
Table 42 Forecast Sales of In-Car Entertainment by Category: Volume 2019-2024
Table 43 Forecast Sales of In-Car Entertainment by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 44 Forecast Sales of In-Car Entertainment by Category: % Volume Growth 2019-2024
Table 45 Forecast Sales of In-Car Entertainment by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
Headlines
Prospects
Reduced Spending Power and Departure of Expatriates Lead To Increased Purchases of Second-hand Units
Wireless Speakers Meet A Multitude of Consumer Requirements
Lower Consumer Spending Power and Longer Replacement Cycles May Benefit Some Products
Competitive Landscape
Samsung Gains Share in Both Lcd and Oled Tvs, Lg Responds in the Latter
Local Players Unlikely To Emerge
Consumers Value Price, Advice, and Free Installation
Category Data
Table 46 Sales of Home Audio and Cinema by Category: Volume 2014-2019
Table 47 Sales of Home Audio and Cinema by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 48 Sales of Home Audio and Cinema by Category: % Volume Growth 2014-2019
Table 49 Sales of Home Audio and Cinema by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 50 NBO Company Shares of Home Audio and Cinema: % Volume 2015-2019
Table 51 LBN Brand Shares of Home Audio and Cinema: % Volume 2016-2019
Table 52 Distribution of Home Audio and Cinema by Channel: % Volume 2014-2019
Table 53 Forecast Sales of Home Audio and Cinema by Category: Volume 2019-2024
Table 54 Forecast Sales of Home Audio and Cinema by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 55 Forecast Sales of Home Audio and Cinema by Category: % Volume Growth 2019-2024
Table 56 Forecast Sales of Home Audio and Cinema by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
Headlines
Prospects
Growing Popularity of Online Content Influences Demand for Lcd TVs
Weak Outlook for Expensive Oled TVs
Dedicated Video Players Increasingly Redundant As Consumers Embrace Streaming
Competitive Landscape
Samsung Consolidates Leading Volume Share Due To Strength in Lcd TVs
Lg Unchallenged in Oled Tvs, Introduces New Products
Specialist Outlets Appeal With Competitive Pricing and Value-added Services
Category Data
Table 57 Sales of Home Video by Category: Volume 2014-2019
Table 58 Sales of Home Video by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 59 Sales of Home Video by Category: % Volume Growth 2014-2019
Table 60 Sales of Home Video by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 61 Sales of LCD TVs by Network Connectivity: % Retail Volume 2014-2019
Table 62 Sales of OLED TVs by Network Connectivity: % Retail Volume 2014-2019
Table 63 NBO Company Shares of Home Video: % Volume 2015-2019
Table 64 LBN Brand Shares of Home Video: % Volume 2016-2019
Table 65 Distribution of Home Video by Channel: % Volume 2014-2019
Table 66 Forecast Sales of Home Video by Category: Volume 2019-2024
Table 67 Forecast Sales of Home Video by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 68 Forecast Sales of Home Video by Category: % Volume Growth 2019-2024
Table 69 Forecast Sales of Home Video by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
Table 70 Forecast Sales of LCD TVs by Network Connectivity: % Retail Volume 2019-2024
Table 71 Forecast Sales of OLED TVs by Network Connectivity: % Retail Volume 2019-2024
Headlines
Prospects
Smartphones Stifle Camera Sales, While Specialist Camcorders Offer Growth Area
Digital Cameras’ Replacement Cycle Lengthens
Action Camcorders See Limited Demand But V-logging Set To Gain Popularity
Competitive Landscape
Canon Consolidates Leading Position Thanks To Cutting-edge and Quality Reputation
Domestic Alternatives Unlikely To Emerge As Smartphones Become Go-to Devices
Online Retailers Set To Gain Volume Share Over Forecast Period
Category Data
Table 72 Sales of Imaging Devices by Category: Volume 2014-2019
Table 73 Sales of Imaging Devices by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 74 Sales of Imaging Devices by Category: % Volume Growth 2014-2019
Table 75 Sales of Imaging Devices by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 76 Sales of Digital Cameras by Type: % Retail Volume 2014-2019
Table 77 NBO Company Shares of Imaging Devices: % Volume 2015-2019
Table 78 LBN Brand Shares of Imaging Devices: % Volume 2016-2019
Table 79 Distribution of Imaging Devices by Channel: % Volume 2014-2019
Table 80 Forecast Sales of Imaging Devices by Category: Volume 2019-2024
Table 81 Forecast Sales of Imaging Devices by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 82 Forecast Sales of Imaging Devices by Category: % Volume Growth 2019-2024
Table 83 Forecast Sales of Imaging Devices by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
Table 84 Forecast Sales of Digital Cameras by Type: % Retail Volume 2019-2024
Headlines
Prospects
High Level of Smartphone Use, Chinese Brands Appealing Via Affordability
Smartphones See Increasing Application Across Saudi Society
Online Payments’ Growth To Both Benefit From and Contribute To Increased Smartphone Penetration
Competitive Landscape
Huawei the Only Major Player To See Volume Share Gain Thanks To Innovation
Oppo Invests in Building Saudi Presence
Specialist Outlets To Retain Lead But Online Sales Set To See Growth
Category Data
Table 85 Sales of Mobile Phones by Category: Volume 2014-2019
Table 86 Sales of Mobile Phones by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 87 Sales of Mobile Phones by Category: % Volume Growth 2014-2019
Table 88 Sales of Mobile Phones by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 89 Sales of Smartphones by Screen Size: % Retail Volume 2018-2019
Table 90 NBO Company Shares of Mobile Phones: % Volume 2015-2019
Table 91 LBN Brand Shares of Mobile Phones: % Volume 2016-2019
Table 92 Distribution of Mobile Phones by Channel: % Volume 2014-2019
Table 93 Forecast Sales of Mobile Phones by Category: Volume 2019-2024
Table 94 Forecast Sales of Mobile Phones by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 95 Forecast Sales of Mobile Phones by Category: % Volume Growth 2019-2024
Table 96 Forecast Sales of Mobile Phones by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
Table 97 Forecast Sales of Smartphones by Screen Size: % Retail Volume 2019-2024
Headlines
Prospects
Wireless Speakers Save Portable Players Category From Decline
Arabic Publishing Offers Some Potential, But Demand for E-readers Continually Eroded by Smartphones and Tablets
Voice-activated Tech Remains Marginal, But Set To See Growth
Competitive Landscape
Players in Wireless Speakers See Overall Category Share Gains
Sony Brand’s Share Gain in Wireless Speakers Offset by Loss in Portable Media Players
Ikea Links Up With Sonos Inc To Offer Symfonisk Speaker Units
Category Data
Table 98 Sales of Portable Players by Category: Volume 2014-2019
Table 99 Sales of Portable Players by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 100 Sales of Portable Players by Category: % Volume Growth 2014-2019
Table 101 Sales of Portable Players by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 102 NBO Company Shares of Portable Players: % Volume 2015-2019
Table 103 LBN Brand Shares of Portable Players: % Volume 2016-2019
Table 104 Distribution of Portable Players by Channel: % Volume 2014-2019
Table 105 Forecast Sales of Portable Players by Category: Volume 2019-2024
Table 106 Forecast Sales of Portable Players by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 107 Forecast Sales of Portable Players by Category: % Volume Growth 2019-2024
Table 108 Forecast Sales of Portable Players by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
Headlines
Prospects
Health Trend and Smartphone Integration Underpin Growth
Fashion Status and Customisation Contribute To Smart Watches’ Growth
Prices Set To Fall As Chinese Players Become More Active
Competitive Landscape
United Matbouli Group Maintains Lead With Samsung Thanks To Reputation and Pricing
Huawei Erodes Leading Players’ Volume Shares
As Awareness Grows, So Will Demand for Inexpensive Chinese Products
Category Data
Table 109 Sales of Wearable Electronics by Category: Volume 2014-2019
Table 110 Sales of Wearable Electronics by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 111 Sales of Wearable Electronics by Category: % Volume Growth 2015-2019
Table 112 Sales of Wearable Electronics by Category: % Value Growth 2015-2019
Table 113 NBO Company Shares of Wearable Electronics: % Volume 2015-2019
Table 114 LBN Brand Shares of Wearable Electronics: % Volume 2016-2019
Table 115 Distribution of Wearable Electronics by Channel: % Volume 2015-2019
Table 116 Forecast Sales of Wearable Electronics by Category: Volume 2019-2024
Table 117 Forecast Sales of Wearable Electronics by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 118 Forecast Sales of Wearable Electronics by Category: % Volume Growth 2019-2024
Table 119 Forecast Sales of Wearable Electronics by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024