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Quarterly Statistics: Personal Computers, All Regions Forecast Database, 1Q13 Update

Published: 19 March 2013

ID: G00249376

Analyst(s): Tracy Tsai , Roberta Cozza , Lillian Tay, Ranjit Atwal , CK Lu , Raphael Vasquez, Carolina Milanesi, Annette Zimmermann , Mihai Nguyen


The PC market is expected to decline again in 2013 at a rate of 3.5%, slightly less than in 2012. This indicates a permanent retrenchment of the PC market, as consumers move to tablets and smartphones.

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