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Forecast Analysis: PCs, Ultramobiles and Mobile Phones, Worldwide, 3Q16 Update

Published: 25 October 2016

ID: G00300439

Analyst(s): Annette Zimmermann , CK Lu , Tracy Tsai , Bruno Lakehal , Mikako Kitagawa , Tuong Nguyen , Roberta Cozza , Lillian Tay, Annette Jump , Anthony Mullen , Ranjit Atwal


In 2017, the PC market is finally expected to stabilize, as replacement cycles' extensions minimize and installed base decline slows. Mobile phone replacement cycles drive smartphone growth; however, the basic tablet market continues to decline, as replacement cycles remain extended.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Forecast Data

Market Impact

  • Forecast Changes
  • Brexit's Impact on the PC Market
  • PC Market Hits the Bottom in 2016
  • New Average Selling Price Model Feeds Forecast


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