India is the world’s second-largest smartphone market, only behind China, and world’s fastest growing smartphone market. Considering the rate of new smartphone adoption, Indian smartphone preferences could have a global impact.
The Middle East is an ethnically and culturally diverse trans-continental region which includes countries in Western Asia, as well as Egypt and Turkey. The most populous countries in the Middle East are Egypt, Iran and Turkey, while Saudi Arabia has the largest area. In this report, we review the smartphone market in the Middle East in order to better understand growth opportunities and consumer preferences in the region.