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Market Share Analysis: Devices, Worldwide, 4Q14

Published: 19 March 2015

ID: G00276037

Analyst(s): Mikako Kitagawa , Roberta Cozza , Anshul Gupta


Combined device sales rose by 5% in 4Q14, led by growth in mobile phone sales. Within PC sales, premium ultramobiles continued to grow while sales of desk-based and notebooks declined in the quarter. Ultramobile, basic and utility devices continued to decline as sales dropped by 1.9% in 4Q14.

Table Of Contents

Market Share Data

Overall Market Segment Performance Analysis

  • PCs — Desk-Based, Notebooks and Premium Ultramobiles
  • Ultramobiles — Basic and Utility
  • Mobile Phones

Top Vendors Analyzed

  • Samsung
  • Apple
  • Lenovo

Mergers and Acquisitions

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