Gartner Research

Market Trends: Worldwide Consumer Technology Spending

Published: 21 June 2012

ID: G00224970

Analyst(s): Amanda Sabia , C.G. Lee

Summary

Gartner's analysis of consumers' worldwide spending on digital technology by product, service and content indicates that mobile-based solutions will dominate, but newer, emerging solutions will grow faster.

Table Of Contents

Trends in the Market

Market: Current Consumer Spending Increases Steadily

Buyers: Consumers and the "Apple Effect"

Market Structure: Value of Ad-Supported Services is Limited in Comparison With Consumer Spending

Contrarian View: If Consumer Confidence Starts to Fail, Consumers Will Change Spending Patterns

Vendors to Watch

Conclusions

Recommended Reading

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