Forecast Overview: Devices, Worldwide, 2017 Update
Published: 16 August 2017
The device market is changing, with user value and convenience derived from devices overriding price as the criteria for buying, driving end-user spending faster than units through 2021. Technology strategic planners need to identify devices matching specific experiences for specific user types.
Table Of Contents
- Companion Documents
- Market Characteristics
- The Mobile Phone Market
- The PC Market
- The Utility and Basic Ultramobile Market
- Pricing Trends
- Device Transfer Demand
- Product Design and Technology Roadmaps
- Pricing and Business Models
Market Model or Methodology
- Segmentation and Consumer Behavior
- Influencing Factors
- New Products and Technology
- Consumer Behavior
- Device Adoption
- Replacements, Transfers and Upgrades
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