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Gartner Webinar: State of the Worldwide PC Market, 4Q13

Published: 17 February 2014

ID: G00261825

Analyst(s): Annette Jump , Meike Escherich, Roberta Cozza , Mikako Kitagawa


PC unit shipments fell −6.9% year on year in 4Q13, with 82.6 million units shipped worldwide. The rate of unit declines is moderating across geographies, which indicates that the impact of tablets cannibalizing PC sales in mature markets is fading and that installed bases have largely stabilized.

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