Gartner Research

Forecast Analysis: PCs, Ultramobiles and Mobile Phones, Worldwide, 2Q17 Update

Published: 10 July 2017

ID: G00326756

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


Device users are focusing on quality and functionality ahead of price in their buying decisions. In 2017, device market end-user spend is estimated to grow by 5.16%, while unit shipments are estimated to decline by 0.3%.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Forecast Data

Market Impact

  • Analysis
    • Component Pricing Being Absorbed
    • New Technologies Still Failing to Drive Device Demand


Gartner Recommended Reading

©2021 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates. This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission. It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact. While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such. Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy. Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity. Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party. For further information, see Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.

Already have a Gartner Account?

Purchase this Document

To purchase this document, you will need to register or sign in above

Become a client

Learn how to access this content as a Gartner client.