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Forecast Analysis: Devices, Worldwide, 4Q13 Update

Published: 31 January 2014

ID: G00249389

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


The device market sees 2014 driven by ultramobile devices, with tablets producing the majority of the volumes, driven by lower prices and user mobility needs.

Table Of Contents



  • Changes in Consumer Behavior
  • 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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