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Forecast Analysis: Devices, Worldwide, 3Q13 Update

Published: 09 October 2013

ID: G00249388

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


The device market sees greater revenue weakness as the mix of tablets moves toward basic tablets and as lower-priced smartphones are in greater demand. The result is revenue growth for 2013 is flat with 2012.

Table Of Contents



  • Changes in Consumer Behavior
  • New Products and Technology
  • Device Adoption

Market Model

  • Influencing Factors
    • New Products and Technology
    • Changes in Consumer Behavior
    • Device Adoption
    • Life Cycles
    • Replacements, Transfers and Upgrades

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