US Mobile Phone Import Report – All About USA Mobile Phone Industry

31 August 2018
US Mobile Phone Import

USA is the world’s largest mobile phone importer country with one of the highest smartphone penetration rates worldwide, followed by Hong Kong, Netherlands, Japan and Germany. US mobile phone imports from the global market worth USD 56 billion which accounted 19.6% value of the global imports. China is the main market for selling mobile phones to the United States.

Export Genius analysts prepared a report on US mobile phone imports, to discover the latest market trends and uncover sources of future market growth for US mobile phone industry. It comprises analysis of key-supply and demand trends, detailed segmentation of products, values, volumes, and company and brand market shares. Let’s take a brief look at the US mobile phone import report and find the hidden opportunities with our detailed market analysis.

Mobile Phone Market in the United States

As per the estimates, the number of smartphone users in the USA is nearly reaching to 224 million with the number smartphone users worldwide and 68% of the US population uses a smartphone in 2017. The smartphone shipments in North America amounted to more than 200 million units during the same year. Mobile phones benefited from the strong ongoing success of smartphones and Dutch consumers are also attracted to smartphones by the leading mobile phone providers. Samsung and Apple are the two main vendors in the US smartphone market and together they accounted for more than 60% of US smartphone sales. Almost three fourth of the smartphone subscribers use either Apple or Samsung smartphone, followed by Blackberry and Microsoft mobile operating systems.

However, local brands try to make a difference and small companies are working to carve out their own shares and they manufacture unlocked phones which allow consumers to select any wireless carrier. Nokia also plans to reintroduce mobile phones to those that became iconic in American culture before the smartphone era and this new generation of feature phones will be smarter than its predecessors.

List of US Mobile Phone Importers

As we mentioned above, Apple and Samsung are the biggest brands covered almost all of the US market. There are many US companies purchasing mobile phones from the global market and target the popular brands. In our US import data, you will get the genuine list of mobile phone buyers in the United States along with their shipment details. Some of them are given below.

            ·         Lax Gadgets Inc

            ·         Blu Products Inc

            ·         Hottime International Corp

            ·         Comcel Comunication Celular Cra

            ·         Abington Reldan Metals Llc

US Mobile Phone Import Statistics

As per the US mobile phone import statistics, the demand for mobile phones has been increased by 2% value in the last five years and it is also raised by 9% during 2016-17. The country’s demand for mobile phones was constant in the past years. Let’s check the values of US mobile phone imports.


Value (USD Billion)












US Mobile Phone Import Partners

US import data showed that the country has purchased different brands and types of mobile phones from more than 60 countries around the world. China is the biggest smartphone import market of the United States with the share of 79.7% of the imports in 2017. US mobile phone imports from China worth USD 44.94 billion from 193 pieces and also recorded a growth of 22% in imported value during 2016-17.

South Korea and Vietnam are its second and third largest mobile phone import partners which recorded 5.59 billion and 4.34 billion respectively in 2017 and together they worth 17.6% value of the total imports during 2017. Refer the below table to check trade statistics of its top five import partners.


Value (USD Billion)

Share Value (%)




South Korea













Reasons to buy our US Mobile Phone Import Report

For reference, here is the sample of US mobile phone import data which give you a fair idea about major data fields that we cover in our report.



HS Code


Product Description

Mobile phone and spare parts


1833 KGS


201 CTN

Shipper Name


Shipper Address

Unit 04 7 F Bright Way Tower No 33 Mongkok Road Kowloon HK

Consignee Name


Consignee Address

134 N E 1 Street Miami FL 33132 FL 33132 US

Export Country

Hong Kong

Import Country

United States

Unloading Port



Our report will help to gain competitive intelligence about market leaders and track industry trends, opportunities and threats. It will inform your marketing, brand, strategy, market development, sales and supply functions. Our market research report will provide many solutions such as:

            ·         What is the market size of mobile phones in USA?

            ·         What are the major imported brands in USA?

            ·         What are the import price and quantity of US mobile phones?

            ·         What is the growth rate for mobile phones in country?

            ·         Who are the buyers in USA purchasing maximum smartphones?

            ·         What are the ports covered in USA imports?

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