Gartner Research

Forecast: PCs, Worldwide, 2014-2020, 3Q16 Update

Published: 29 September 2016

ID: G00300443

Analyst(s): Ranjit Atwal , Atsuro Sato, Bruno Lakehal , Kanae Maita, Annette Jump , Annette Zimmermann , Isabelle Durand, Roberta Cozza , Lillian Tay, Tracy Tsai , Mikako Kitagawa


The worldwide PC market (desk-based PCs, notebooks and premium ultramobiles) will decline again in 2016, with units falling 8.0% to 265.0 million from 288.6 million in 2015. However, the market will stabilize in 2017 as PCs are upgraded to Windows 10.

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