The mobile phone protective cases market is majorly driven by the surge in demand for mobile cases among millennials coupled with the rapidly growing smartphone sales across the globe. Also, the new design and advanced features (such as waterproof, wireless charging, rugged, and others) of the protective cases are projected to support the market growth over the forecast period. Furthermore, major market players are focusing on launching biodegradable and sustainable mobile phone protective cases. For instance, In April 2020, Urban Armor Gear (UAG) introduced a new biodegradable rugged mobile case protection series Outback. The Outback series is made with 100% compostable bioplastic and the material used for packaging is 100% recyclable. The global mobile phone protective cases market is anticipated to reach over US$ 42.0 Bn by 2028 at a CAGR of 7.7% over the forecast period 2019-2028.
The rise in smartphone damage across the globe is one of the key factors projected to enhance the mobile phone protective cases market in years to come. According to a recent survey, more than 40% of mobile phone owners accidentally damage their phones and the time for breaking the phone from the purchase is almost 10 weeks. High mobile phone repairing expenditure along with the surge in smartphone adoption in Middle East and Africa region are some other key factors for the growing market demand over the upcoming years. Mobile phone protective cases provide numerous benefits to its users such as scratches, dirt, brokerage protection, and others are anticipated to support market growth during the forecast period.
Based on the product segment the global mobile phone protective cases market is classified into body glove, pouch, phone skin, hybrid cases, and others. The body glove segment had a major share in the global mobile phone protective cases market in 2019. The use of materials such as rubber, thermoplastic polyurethane, and rubber for body glove are the major factors for segment dominance. The introduction of innovative functions and multi-layered protective covers for maximum protection are some of the other factors anticipated to enhance segment growth over the forecast period. Besides, the hybrid protective cases are anticipated to expand at the fastest CAGR in the years to come owing to the usage of polycarbonate material and more protection provided by these cases.
The presence of a high number of manufacturers at regional as well as country level makes the market highly fragmented. Mobile phone accessories manufacturing market players majorly target on innovative product offerings along with geographical expansion which are further projected to drive the global market. For instance, in January 2018, CG Mobile had expanded its distribution across the globe and launched a new website to supply innovative products to its end-user consumers and distributors across the globe. CG Mobile distribute their products in more than 80 countries.
The market research report on the global mobile phone protective cases market offers a comprehensive analysis of key mobile phone protective cases manufacturers, geographic presence, market revenue analysis, and forthcoming developments. Competitive developments of the key companies working within the mobile phone protective cases market, as well as development, innovative product launches, mergers, and contracts among the market players have been offered within this market research report. A SWOT analysis has been accomplished on each player summarized within the global mobile phone cases market report.