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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

Summary

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

Assumptions

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

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