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Smart Refrigerator Market : Global Demand Analysis & Opportunity Outlook 2024

Published On : 01:21 AM, 23rd April, 2018 REP-ID-294 Category: ICT & Electronics

Smart Refrigerator Market overview

Smart refrigerator are also known as internet refrigerator. It is a technologically advanced refrigerator which is programmed to sense what kind of products is being stored inside it and thus it keeps the record through barcode or RIFD scanning. This kind of refrigerator is often equipped to determine whenever a food item needs to be replenished.

This refrigerator allows for more efficient food management. It is remotely monitored and controlled (via: smart phones). It has an LCD panel for information display and interaction.

Market size and forecast

Smart refrigerator market is expected to expand at a CAGR of 15.5% over the forecast period i.e 2017-2024. Smart refrigerator market is expected to witness a lucrative growth in near future owing to rise in need for advanced refrigerator for the consumers. Rapid growth in urbanization change in lifestyle is estimated to attract consumers to buy smart refrigerator.

The demand for smart refrigerator is rising owing to growing concern for electricity cost and availability of innovative and affordable smart refrigerators in the market.

North American market is presently dominating in the smart refrigerators market, owing to favorable market conditions and adequate awareness among the customers regarding smart refrigerator. Europe is the second leading region.

smart refrigerator

Asia-Pacific is expected to have a robust growth over the forecast period, owing to rise in the demand for smart refrigerator in the China, India and Japan. Rising personal disposable along with increasing purchasing power of people in these countries is anticipated to expand the growth of the market in Asia Pacific region over the forecast period.

Market Segmentation

Our in-depth analysis segmented the smart refrigerator market in the following segments:

By Product

  • Top freezer refrigerator
  • Bottom freezer fridge
  • Side-by-side refrigerator
  • French door refrigerator

By Technology

  • Wi-Fi
  • Radio frequency identification (RIFD)
  • Cellular technology
  • Bluetooth
  • ZigBee
  • Touchscreen

By Price Range 

  • Premium 
  •  Economy 
  •  Low 

By Distribution Channel

  • Offline Channel
  • Online Channel

By Region

Global Smart Refrigerator Market is further classified on the basis of region as follows:

  • North America (U.S. & Canada) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Rest of Latin America) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis
  • Western and Eastern Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Hungary, Belgium, Netherlands & Luxembourg, Rest of Western Europe) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis
  • Asia-Pacific (China, India, Japan, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, Rest of Asia) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis
  • Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Market Size and Y-O-Y Growth Analysis

Growth Drivers and Challenges

Disruptive technology and increasing customer personalization and customization is expected to drive the global smart refrigerator market over the forecast period i.e. 2017-2024. Technological advancement in electronics and communication sector and the growing need for energy efficiency is projected to impel the growth of smart refrigerator market during the period 2017-2024. Additionally, purchasing power and improving lifestyles would also foster the demand for smart refrigerator, globally.

Quick developments in Information Technology infrastructure and topology of wireless communication are the major factors lifting the integration of smart refrigerators with mobile devices such as laptops, smartphones, and tablets. Wireless communication plays vital role in monitoring and controlling refrigerator from remote locations, to reduce electricity consumption.

Wi-Fi technology is mostly used in homes and commercial establishments as an alternative to wired LAN. Presently, this technology has emerged as an effective technology to operate a large number of refrigerators from remote locations which is further likely to boom the growth of smart refrigerator market in the next few years.

However, the higher cost of smart refrigerator is likely to dampen the global growth over the forecast period. Lack of awareness related to benefits and as well as proper utilization of technologies is the major factor which is expected to hamper the growth of the market in the next few years.

  Key Players

The key players of smart refrigerator market are as follows:

  • AB Electrolux
  • Haier Group Corporation
  • LG Electronics
  • Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd
  • Whirlpool Corporation
  • Siemens AG, GE Appliance
  • Hisense Co. Ltd.
  • Midea Group 
  • Panasonic Corporation

Scope and Context

Overview of the Parent Market

Analyst View


The global smart refrigerator market is segmented as follows:

  • By Product Market Size & Y-O-Y Growth Analysis
  • By Technology Market Size & Y-O-Y Growth Analysis
  • By Region Market Size & Y-O-Y Growth Analysis

Market Dynamics

Supply & Demand Risk

Competitive Landscape

Porter’s Five Force Model

Geographical Economic Activity

Key Players (respective SWOT Analysis) and their Strategies and Product Portfolio

Recent Trends and Developments

Industry Growth Drivers and Challenges

Key Information for Players to establish themselves in current dynamic environment


Key Answers Captured in Report?
Which geography would have better demand for product/services?
What are the strategies adopted by big players in the regional market?
Which country would see the steep rise in CAGR & year-on-year (Y-O-Y) growth?
What is the current & expected market size in next five years?
What is the market feasibility for long term investment?
What opportunity the country would offer for existing and new players in the market?
What is risk involved for suppliers in the geography?
What factors would drive the demand for the product/service in near future?
What is the impact analysis of various factors in the market growth?
What are the recent trends in the regional market and how successful they are?




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