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Forecast Analysis: PCs, Ultramobiles and Mobile Phones, Worldwide, 1Q17 Update

Published: 05 April 2017

ID: G00320046

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

Summary

Total end-user spend for all devices will show growth, reaching $737 billion by 2021. The device market is transforming, with user value and convenience derived from devices overriding pure price as the criteria for buying. End-user spending will increase through 2020, but total units will not.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Forecast Data

Market Impact

  • Users Start to Seek Value Over Price
  • PC Exodus Has Hit a Peak
  • Windows 10 Still Strong

Assumptions

  • Pricing

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