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Forecast: PCs, All Countries (Annual Data), 1Q13 Update

Published: 20 March 2013

ID: G00249372

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


The PC market is expected to decline 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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