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Gartner Invest/Research Community Vision: Emerging Markets Won't Rescue Faltering PC Sector

Published: 25 February 2013

ID: G00238401

Analyst(s): Andrew Neff


Emerging markets are seen as the future engine of PC growth, but market shifts and the popularity of new devices could imply a further dip in PC demand and pressure for vendors without a viable strategy. Company Impact: 0092.HK, 2353.TW, 5930.KS, 6502.T, AAPL, AMD, DELL, GOOG, HPQ, INTC, SNE.

Table Of Contents


  • Synopsis
  • The Starting Point and the Discussion
    • New Developments Turning Expectations on Their Head
    • The Mobile Effect
    • Growth Could Happen, Just Not as Predicted
  • Implications for Companies and Investors

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