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Invest Implications: 'Forecast Analysis: Devices, Worldwide, 3Q14 Update'

Published: 28 October 2014

ID: G00271695

Analyst(s): Andrew Neff


The growth rate for all devices in 2014 was revised down from 4.2% in the 2Q14 forecast to 3.2% in the 3Q14 forecast, mainly due to decelerating demand for basic tablets. The proportion of phones using an open operating system (OS) has increased by 7% in 2014 and will reach over 90% by 2018.

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