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Global Smart Headphones Market by Type (Wireless headphones, Wired headphones), By Application (Amateur, Professional) And By Region (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Middle East & Africa), Forecast From 2022 To 2030-report

Global Smart Headphones Market by Type (Wireless headphones, Wired headphones), By Application (Amateur, Professional) And By Region (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Middle East & Africa), Forecast From 2022 To 2030

Report ID: 131733 3300 Consumer Goods 377 241 Pages 4.7 (37)

Market Overview:

The global smart headphones market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 10.5% during the forecast period from 2018 to 2030. The growth in this market can be attributed to the increasing demand for wireless headphones and growing adoption of smart headphones by professional users. In terms of type, the wireless headphones segment is expected to dominate the global smart headphone market during the forecast period. This can be attributed to factors such as increasing demand for convenience and portability and growing trend of using wireless devices.

Global Smart Headphones Industry Outlook

Product Definition:

Smart headphones are headphones that have been enhanced with features such as voice control, activity tracking and wireless charging. They are important because they allow users to more easily control their audio experience and monitor their physical activity.

Wireless headphones:

Wireless headphones are headphone set that uses radio frequency to send audio signals from the transmitter to the headphones. The wireless technology has evolved over decades and is being increasingly adopted in consumer electronic products such as smartphones, tablets, laptops and smart wearables. Increasing demand for mobility coupled with growing adoption of wireless devices is expected to drive market growth over the forecast period.

Wired headphones:

Wired headphones are those that have a cable that plugs into the audio device and then connects to the earphones. The majority of modern-day wired headphones use an optical fiber cable for transmission of audio signals. These optical cables carry both data and sound signals simultaneously, resulting in better quality sound with less background noise.

Application Insights:

Amateur application segment dominated the global smart headphones market in 2017. The growing popularity of music and sports among all age groups is the major factor contributing to this growth. Moreover, these headphones are preferred by audiophiles as it provides a premium sound experience with enhanced bass response and crystal clear highs and mids. Professional application segment is expected to witness significant growth over the forecast period owing to its wide-spread adoption in various industries such as construction, military & defense, automotive etc. These types of headphones have been gaining traction among professionals due to their ability to block external sounds while delivering crisp audio output for both ears.

Regional Analysis:

North America dominated the global market in 2017. The region is expected to retain its dominance over the forecast period as well. This can be attributed to increasing demand for high-fidelity sound systems in homes and offices across U.S., Canada, and Mexico.

Asia Pacific is expected to emerge as a promising regional market during the same period owing to growing purchasing power of consumers coupled with rapid urbanization.

Growth Factors:

  • Increasing demand for wireless headphones: The global market for wireless headphones is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 20% during the forecast period. This is mainly due to the increasing demand for portable audio devices and growing trend of using smartphones as personal entertainment devices.
  • Rising popularity of fitness trackers: Smart headphones are increasingly being used in combination with fitness trackers, as this allows users to track their heart rate, steps taken, and other health-related data while working out or running.
  • Growing demand for voice-activated assistants: Voice-activated assistants such as Siri and Google Now are becoming increasingly popular, and this is driving the demand for smart headphones that can be used with these assistants.
  • Development of new technologies: The development of new technologies such as bone conduction technology is helping to drive the growth of the smart headphone market.

Scope Of The Report

Report Attributes

Report Details

Report Title

Smart Headphones Market Research Report

By Type

Wireless headphones, Wired headphones

By Application

Amateur, Professional

By Companies

Apple, Bragi, ChipSip, Cosinuss, FreeWavz, Huawei, Intel, LG Electronics, Muzik, Samsung, Sennheiser, Sony, Streamz, Valencell

Regions Covered

North America, Europe, APAC, Latin America, MEA

Base Year


Historical Year

2019 to 2020 (Data from 2010 can be provided as per availability)

Forecast Year


Number of Pages


Number of Tables & Figures


Customization Available

Yes, the report can be customized as per your need.

Global Smart Headphones Market Report Segments:

The global Smart Headphones market is segmented on the basis of:


Wireless headphones, Wired headphones

The product segment provides information about the market share of each product and the respective CAGR during the forecast period. It lays out information about the product pricing parameters, trends, and profits that provides in-depth insights of the market. Furthermore, it discusses latest product developments & innovation in the market.


Amateur, Professional

The application segment fragments various applications of the product and provides information on the market share and growth rate of each application segment. It discusses the potential future applications of the products and driving and restraining factors of each application segment.

Some of the companies that are profiled in this report are:

  1. Apple
  2. Bragi
  3. ChipSip
  4. Cosinuss
  5. FreeWavz
  6. Huawei
  7. Intel
  8. LG Electronics
  9. Muzik
  10. Samsung
  11. Sennheiser
  12. Sony
  13. Streamz
  14. Valencell

Global Smart Headphones Market Overview

Highlights of The Smart Headphones Market Report:

  1. The market structure and projections for the coming years.
  2. Drivers, restraints, opportunities, and current trends of market.
  3. Historical data and forecast.
  4. Estimations for the forecast period 2030.
  5. Developments and trends in the market.
  6. By Type:

    1. Wireless headphones
    2. Wired headphones
  1. By Application:

    1. Amateur
    2. Professional
  1. Market scenario by region, sub-region, and country.
  2. Market share of the market players, company profiles, product specifications, SWOT analysis, and competitive landscape.
  3. Analysis regarding upstream raw materials, downstream demand, and current market dynamics.
  4. Government Policies, Macro & Micro economic factors are also included in the report.

We have studied the Smart Headphones Market in 360 degrees via. both primary & secondary research methodologies. This helped us in building an understanding of the current market dynamics, supply-demand gap, pricing trends, product preferences, consumer patterns & so on. The findings were further validated through primary research with industry experts & opinion leaders across countries. The data is further compiled & validated through various market estimation & data validation methodologies. Further, we also have our in-house data forecasting model to predict market growth up to 2030.

Regional Analysis

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East & Africa
  • Latin America

Note: A country of choice can be added in the report at no extra cost. If more than one country needs to be added, the research quote will vary accordingly.

The geographical analysis part of the report provides information about the product sales in terms of volume and revenue in regions. It lays out potential opportunities for the new entrants, emerging players, and major players in the region. The regional analysis is done after considering the socio-economic factors and government regulations of the countries in the regions.

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Global Smart Headphones Market Statistics

8 Reasons to Buy This Report

  1. Includes a Chapter on the Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic On the Market
  2. Report Prepared After Conducting Interviews with Industry Experts & Top Designates of the Companies in the Market
  3. Implemented Robust Methodology to Prepare the Report
  4. Includes Graphs, Statistics, Flowcharts, and Infographics to Save Time
  5. Industry Growth Insights Provides 24/5 Assistance Regarding the Doubts in the Report
  6. Provides Information About the Top-winning Strategies Implemented by Industry Players.
  7. In-depth Insights On the Market Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, and Threats
  8. Customization of the Report Available

Frequently Asked Questions?

Smart headphones are a type of headphone that can be controlled with a smartphone app. They usually have features like voice control, music playback, and hands-free calling. Some smart headphones also have sensors that can track your activity and provide feedback about how active you are during your workout or while you're using them for other activities.

Some of the major players in the smart headphones market are Apple, Bragi, ChipSip, Cosinuss, FreeWavz, Huawei, Intel, LG Electronics, Muzik, Samsung, Sennheiser, Sony, Streamz, Valencell.

The smart headphones market is expected to register a CAGR of 10.5%.

1. Executive Summary

2. Assumptions and Acronyms Used

3. Research Methodology

4. Smart Headphones Market Overview
   4.1. Introduction
      4.1.1. Market Taxonomy
      4.1.2. Market Definition
   4.2. Macro-Economic Factors
      4.2.1. Industry Outlook
   4.3. Smart Headphones Market Dynamics
      4.3.1. Market Drivers
      4.3.2. Market Restraints
      4.3.3. Opportunity
      4.3.4. Market Trends
   4.4. Smart Headphones Market - Supply Chain
   4.5. Global Smart Headphones Market Forecast
      4.5.1. Smart Headphones Market Size (US$ Mn) and Y-o-Y Growth
      4.5.2. Smart Headphones Market Size (000’ Units) and Y-o-Y Growth
      4.5.3. Smart Headphones Market Absolute $ Opportunity

5. Global Smart Headphones Market Analysis and Forecast by Type
   5.1. Market Trends
   5.2. Introduction
      5.2.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type
      5.2.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Type
   5.3. Smart Headphones Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      5.3.1. Wireless headphones
      5.3.2. Wired headphones
   5.4. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Type
   5.5. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis by Type

6. Global Smart Headphones Market Analysis and Forecast by Application
   6.1. Market Trends
   6.2. Introduction
      6.2.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
      6.2.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   6.3. Smart Headphones Market Size and Volume Forecast by Application
      6.3.1. Amateur
      6.3.2. Professional
   6.4. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Application
   6.5. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis by Application

7. Global Smart Headphones Market Analysis and Forecast by Sales Channel
   7.1. Market Trends
   7.2. Introduction
      7.2.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Sales Channel 
      7.2.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Sales Channel
   7.3. Smart Headphones Market Size and Volume Forecast by Sales Channel 
      7.3.1. Manufacturer/Distributor/Service Provider
      7.3.2. Aftermarket
   7.4. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Sales Channel
   7.5. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis by Sales Channel

8. Global Smart Headphones Market Analysis and Forecast by Region
   8.1. Market Trends
   8.2. Introduction
      8.2.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Region
      8.2.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Region
   8.3. Smart Headphones Market Size and Volume Forecast by Region
      8.3.1. North America
      8.3.2. Latin America
      8.3.3. Europe
      8.3.4. Asia Pacific
      8.3.5. Middle East and Africa (MEA)
   8.4. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Region
   8.5. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis by Region
   8.6. Global Smart Headphones Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2029

9. North America Smart Headphones Market Analysis and Forecast
   9.1. Introduction
      9.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
      9.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
   9.2. North America Smart Headphones Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
      9.2.1. U.S.
      9.2.2. Canada
   9.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   9.4. North America Smart Headphones Market Size and Volume Forecast by Application
      9.4.1. Amateur
      9.4.2. Professional
   9.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
   9.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   9.7. North America Smart Headphones Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      9.7.1. Wireless headphones
      9.7.2. Wired headphones
   9.8. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type
   9.9. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Type
   9.10. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
      9.10.1. By Country
      9.10.2. By Product Type
      9.10.3. By Application
      9.10.4. By Sales Channel
   9.11. North America Smart Headphones Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2029

10. Latin America Smart Headphones Market Analysis and Forecast
   10.1. Introduction
      10.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
      10.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
      10.1.3. Latin America Average Pricing Analysis
   10.2. Latin America Smart Headphones Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
      10.2.1. Brazil
      10.2.2. Mexico
      10.2.3. Rest of Latin America
   10.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   10.4. Latin America Smart Headphones Market Size and Volume Forecast by Application
      10.4.1. Amateur
      10.4.2. Professional
   10.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
   10.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   10.7. Latin America Smart Headphones Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      10.7.1. Wireless headphones
      10.7.2. Wired headphones
   10.8. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type
   10.9. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Type
   10.10. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
      10.10.1. By Country
      10.10.2. By Product Type
      10.10.3. By Application
      10.10.4. By Sales Channel
   10.11. Latin America Smart Headphones Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2029

11. Europe Smart Headphones Market Analysis and Forecast
   11.1. Introduction
      11.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
      11.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
      11.1.3. Europe Average Pricing Analysis
   11.2. Europe Smart Headphones Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
      11.2.1. Germany
      11.2.2. France
      11.2.3. Italy
      11.2.4. U.K.
      11.2.5. Spain
      11.2.6. Russia
      11.2.7. Rest of Europe
   11.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   11.4. Europe Smart Headphones Market Size and Volume Forecast by Application
      11.4.1. Amateur
      11.4.2. Professional
   11.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
   11.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   11.7. Europe Smart Headphones Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      11.7.1. Wireless headphones
      11.7.2. Wired headphones
   11.8. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type
   11.9. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Type
   11.10. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
      11.10.1. By Country
      11.10.2. By Product Type
      11.10.3. By Application
      11.10.4. By Sales Channel
   11.11. Europe Smart Headphones Demand Share, 2019-2029

12. Asia Pacific Smart Headphones Market Analysis and Forecast
   12.1. Introduction
      12.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
      12.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
      12.1.3. Asia Pacific Average Pricing Analysis
   12.2. Asia Pacific Smart Headphones Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
      12.2.1. China
      12.2.2. Japan
      12.2.3. South Korea
      12.2.4. India
      12.2.5. Australia
      12.2.6. Rest of Asia Pacific (APAC)
   12.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   12.4. Asia Pacific Smart Headphones Market Size and Volume Forecast by Application
      12.4.1. Amateur
      12.4.2. Professional
   12.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
   12.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   12.7. Asia Pacific Smart Headphones Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      12.7.1. Wireless headphones
      12.7.2. Wired headphones
   12.8. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type
   12.9. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Type
   12.10. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
      12.10.1. By Country
      12.10.2. By Product Type
      12.10.3. By Application
      12.10.4. By Sales Channel
   12.11. Asia Pacific Smart Headphones Demand Share, 2019-2029

13. Middle East & Africa Smart Headphones Market Analysis and Forecast
   13.1. Introduction
      13.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
      13.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
      13.1.3. Asia Pacific Average Pricing Analysis
   13.2. Middle East & Africa Smart Headphones Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
      13.2.1. Saudi Arabia
      13.2.2. South Africa
      13.2.3. UAE
      13.2.4. Rest of Middle East & Africa (MEA)
   13.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   13.4. Middle East & Africa Smart Headphones Market Size and Volume Forecast by Application
      13.4.1. Amateur
      13.4.2. Professional
   13.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
   13.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   13.7. Middle East & Africa Smart Headphones Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      13.7.1. Wireless headphones
      13.7.2. Wired headphones
   13.8. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type
   13.9. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Type
   13.10. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
      13.10.1. By Country
      13.10.2. By Product Type
      13.10.3. By Application
      13.10.4. By Sales Channel
   13.11. Middle East & Africa Smart Headphones Demand Share, 2019-2029

14. Competition Landscape
   14.1. Global Smart Headphones Market: Market Share Analysis
   14.2. Smart Headphones Distributors and Customers
   14.3. Smart Headphones Market: Competitive Dashboard
   14.4. Company Profiles (Details – Overview, Financials, Developments, Strategy) 
      14.4.1. Apple Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.2. Bragi Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.3. ChipSip Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.4. Cosinuss Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.5. FreeWavz Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.6. Huawei Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.7. Intel Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.8. LG Electronics Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.9. Muzik Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.10. Samsung Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.11. Sennheiser Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.12. Sony Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.13. Streamz Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.14. Valencell Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.15. COMPANY 15 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.16. COMPANY 16 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.17. COMPANY 17 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.18. COMPANY 18 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.19. COMPANY 19 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.20. COMPANY 20 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook

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