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Forecast: PCs, Worldwide, 2015-2021, 2Q17 Update

Published: 29 June 2017

ID: G00326744

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


The worldwide PC market (desk-based PCs, notebooks and premium ultramobiles) will decline again in 2017, with units falling 2.8% to 262.0 million from 270.0 million in 2016. However, the market will stabilize in 2018 as PCs are upgraded to Windows 10.

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