An e-reader is a digital device used to access and read e-books. The specialty of an e-reader is that it is handy, and end-users can carry this device without any extra effort. Moreover, e-reader vendors are offering licenses to access e-books either free of charge or at a discounted price. The whole library of e-books that can be accessed through an e-reader provides a great advantage for end-users compared to moving around localities searching for the right books and spending energy, time, and money. The benefits of e-readers are being realized by potential customers across the globe. TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global e-Reader market to grow at a CAGR of -21.17 percent in terms of unit volume sales over the period 2013-2018. In terms of revenue, the market is expected to grow at a CAGR of -29.64 percent over the period 2013-2018.
Covered in this Report
This report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the Global e-Reader market for the period 2014-2018. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the sales of e-readers. The report presents the current market scenario as well as the forecast of substitute e-reading devices including tablets and smartphones. TechNavio's report, the Global e-Reader Market 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the Americas, and the EMEA and APAC regions; it also covers the Global e-Reader market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.
• Amazon.com • Barnes & Noble • Kobo • Sony
Other Prominent Vendors
• Apple • Asus • Google • Hanvon
Key Market Driver
• Increase in e-Learning Programs in Reputable Universities • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key Market Challenge
• Increased Market Penetration of Smartphone and Tablet • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key Market Trend
• Increased Awareness on e-Readers • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key Questions Answered in this Report
• What will the market size be in 2018 and what will the growth rate be? • What are the key market trends? • What is driving this market? • What are the challenges to market growth? • Who are the key vendors in this market space? • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors? • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?