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Forecast Analysis: Devices, Worldwide, 2Q15 Update

Published: 13 July 2015

ID: G00278634

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


Overall growth in unit shipments of PCs, ultramobiles and mobile phones will slow to 1.5% in 2015. End-user spending will grow by 2.0% in constant-currency terms, but in current U.S. dollars it will decline for the first time since 2010, by 5.5%.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Forecast Data

Market Impact

  • Change to Overall Device Market
  • PC Vendors Likely to Increase Prices in 2H15
  • Windows 10 PCs and Android Tablets Helping to Keep Sales Stable in 2H15
  • Emerging Regions a Key Market as Phones Continue to Grow


  • Product Design and Pricing
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Business Behavior
  • Device Preferences

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