Despite the global setbacks of 2020, the year 2021 holds some promising developments for the technology industry. Tech-savvy buyers looking to source this year’s hottest electronics ought to be aware of these trends.
In the mobile electronics sphere, 5G provision continues to grow and be adopted in various countries. Buyers can expect more 5G-enabled phones to be rolled out. The trend in foldable phones follows suit, as more manufacturers can incorporate flexible displays in their devices. Demand for smart wearables for health and fitness, as well as AR & VR gadgets, is also expected to increase.
Demand for a plethora of electronic components is inevitable at the rate of the technological advancement coming this year. The growth of 5G will catapult demand for connectors and cable assemblies. Foldable phones will be needing flexible AMOLED screens, chip-size components and better batteries. Electric vehicles continue to develop, and these require Li-ion and LiFePO4 batteries, charging stations and supercapacitors. In the advent of Industry 4.0, buyers can expect smaller but highly efficient components and parts to be must-have items for a best-selling tech catalog.
Smart home products for entertainment, security and safety promise steady growth. In the continued fight against the pandemic, health and sanitization measures have become a priority. As such, building owners, companies and organizations are investing in imaging surveillance cameras, and digital signage with disinfection features. Robots are also proving to be highly useful, as they aid in hospitals, clinics, education and delivery.
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