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Forecast Analysis: PCs, Ultramobiles and Mobile Phones, Worldwide, 4Q16 Update

Published: 25 January 2017

ID: G00320045

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


From 2017, business Windows 10 upgrades should provide underlying growth, stabilizing the PC market. Smartphone growth will be driven by the emerging Asia/Pacific region and iPhone replacements; however, the basic tablet market continues to decline, as replacement cycles remain extended.

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  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Forecast Data

Market Impact

  • Forecast Changes
    • Windows 10 Still on Course to Drive Replacements


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