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Forecast Analysis: PC and Media Tablet Production and Semiconductor Content, Worldwide, 2010-2017, 2Q13 Update

Published: 23 July 2013

ID: G00247039

Analyst(s): Amy Teng , Ben Lee


The PC semiconductor market will grow by 1.4% in 2013 and will decline gradually after 2015 due to the effects of slowing demand. The media tablet semiconductor market, on the other hand, is expected to show high growth at 32.7% in 2013 but will decelerate to between 13.0% and 17.0% after 2015.

Table Of Contents


  • Changes from Previous Forecast
  • PC and Media Tablet Production Forecast
    • Desk-Based PC Original Design Manufacturers
    • Notebook/Ultramobile PC ODMs
    • Media Tablet ODMs
  • PC and Media Tablet Semiconductor Market Forecast
  • PC and Media Tablet Semiconductor Market by Device Category
    • Microprocessor
    • Application-Specific Standard Products
    • Memory


  • PC Unit Production
    • Desk-Based PC Unit Production
    • Notebook PC Unit Production
    • Ultramobile PC Unit Production
    • Media Tablet Unit Production

Market Model

  • Definitions and Scope for PCs and Media Tablet Production
  • Forecast Components
    • Electronic Equipment Unit Production
    • Semiconductor Device Unit Content
    • Semiconductor Device ASPs
  • Influencing Factors
    • PC and Media Tablet Sales and Production
    • Enterprise Budgets and Spending
    • Consumer Spending
    • System Design and Functional Integration
    • Features and Functions
    • Supply Versus Demand and Cost Reduction
    • R&D Spending
    • Capital Spending
    • Data Processing Industry-Specific Regulation/Legislation
    • Business Performance, Strategies and Objectives
  • Connections

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