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Outlook on the E-Book Reader Global Market to 2026 - by Screen Type, Screen Size, Connectivity Type, Pricing, End-user, Distribution and Region -

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The "E-Book Reader Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to's offering.

The global e-book reader market reached a value of US$ 9.8 Billion in 2020. Looking forward, the publisher expects the global e-book reader market to exhibit moderate growth during the next five years.

E-book readers are portable electronic devices, which assist in reading digital books and periodicals. They are designed to operate for long hours while consuming minimal power. Besides this, they can store an extensive collection of books and other publications. Unlike smartphones and tablets with a liquid crystal display (LCD) or a light-emitting diode (LED) display, e-book readers have a monochrome display, also known as electronic paper and e-ink displays, which is glare-free, less strenuous for the eyes and can be easily viewed in sunlight.

Digital advancements in the education sector are increasing the adaptation of e-learning in the curriculum to improve the personal learning experience of students. This represents one of the key factors driving the market growth. E-book readers provide free e-books, which include fiction, classics and reference texts, and allow the reader to search for keywords and add notes as well as hyperlinks. Consequently, students, especially in universities, are shifting from conventional books to e-books for enhancing their overall reading experience. Furthermore, some of the leading manufacturers operating in the industry are offering additional features, such as an offline dictionary, navigation buttons, foreign language learning, access to a cloud for managing purchased books, color-adjustable front light and extended storage for audiobooks, to expand their existing consumer base. Moreover, the increasing penetration of the internet, changing lifestyles and inflating income levels are propelling the market growth. Apart from this, the growing awareness of saving paper is expected to bolster the market growth in the upcoming years.

This latest report provides a deep insight into the global e-book reader market covering all its essential aspects. This ranges from macro overview of the market to micro details of the industry performance, recent trends, key market drivers and challenges, SWOT analysis, Porter's five forces analysis, value chain analysis, etc. This report is a must-read for industry players, investors, researchers, consultants, business strategists, and all those who have any kind of stake or are planning to foray into the e-book reader industry in any manner.

Companies Mentioned

  • Aluratekn Inc.

  • Inc.

  • Apple Inc.

  • Barnes & Noble Inc.

  • Blurb Inc.

  • Bookeen

  • Ectaco Inc

  • Pocketbook International SA

  • Rakuten Kobo Inc

  • Sony Corporation

Key Questions Answered in This Report:

  • How has the global e-book reader market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?

  • What are the key regional markets?

  • What has been the impact of COVID-19 on the global e-book reader market?

  • What is the breakup of the market based on the screen type?

  • What is the breakup of the market based on the screen size?

  • What is the breakup of the market based on the connectivity type?

  • What is the breakup of the market based on the pricing?

  • What is the breakup of the market based on the end-user?

  • What is the breakup of the market based on the distribution?

  • What are the various stages in the value chain of the industry?

  • What are the key driving factors and challenges in the industry?

  • What is the structure of the global e-book reader market and who are the key players?

  • What is the degree of competition in the industry?

Key Topics Covered:

1 Preface

2 Scope and Methodology

3 Executive Summary

4 Introduction

4.1 Overview

4.2 Key Industry Trends

5 Global E-Book Reader Market

5.1 Market Overview

5.2 Market Performance

5.3 Impact of COVID-19

5.4 Market Forecast

6 Market Breakup by Screen Type

6.1 E-Ink Screen

6.1.1 Market Trends

6.1.2 Market Forecast

6.2 LCD Screen

6.2.1 Market Trends

6.2.2 Market Forecast

7 Market Breakup by Screen Size

7.1 Below 6 Inch

7.2 6-8 Inch

7.3 8-10 Inch

7.4 Above 10 Inch

8 Market Breakup by Connectivity Type

8.1 Wi-Fi

8.2 3G/4G and Wi-Fi

8.3 3G/4G

9 Market Breakup by Pricing

9.1 Low Price

9.2 Medium Price

9.3 High Price

10 Market Breakup by End-User

10.1 Students

10.2 Professionals

10.3 Others

11 Market Breakup by Distribution

11.1 Store Based

11.2 Non-store Based

12 Market Breakup by Region

12.1 North America

12.2 Asia Pacific

12.3 Europe

12.4 Latin America

12.5 Middle East and Africa

13 SWOT Analysis

14 Value Chain Analysis

15 Porters Five Forces Analysis

16 Price Indicators

17 Competitive Landscape

17.1 Market Structure

17.2 Key Players

17.3 Profiles of Key Players

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