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Market Trends: All-in-One Desktop Opportunity Arises

Published: 29 April 2013

ID: G00245334

Analyst(s): Tracy Tsai , Meike Escherich, Mikako Kitagawa


As tablets and smartphones impact the traditional PC market, new opportunities exist for all-in-one desktops, which will exceed overall desktop growth during the coming five years. Windows 8, new usage models, and the narrowing difference between AIO and smart TV will broaden their appeal.

Table Of Contents


Market Trend

  • Strong Growth in the Past Four Years
    • Redefining the Market Position
    • Expanding Gradually to the Professional Market
    • AIOs Will Bring TV and PC Together as Content Consumption Habits Change
    • Competition Intensifies in Consumer Market as Vendors Seek Higher Margins
    • Mobile AIO Enhances the Use Model
  • Regional Trends
    • Mature Markets
    • Emerging Markets
  • AIO Outlook

Vendors to Watch

  • Apple
  • HP
  • Lenovo
  • Asus

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