Combined Smartphone And Tablet Revenue To Exceed Entire Consumer Electronics Market This Year (IHS) Research outfit IHS recently compared the history of combined smartphone and tablet revenue to revenue from the broader consumer electronics (CE) market to compare future revenue trajectories for both markets. In doing so, IHS found that smartphones and tablets will combine for about $355 billion in revenue this year, which is 3% higher than the expected revenue for the entire CE market, which is roughly $344 billion. IHS defines the CE market as a broad category that includes televisions, audio equipments, cameras and camcorders, video game consoles, and home appliances. Read More via Business Insider.