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Forecast Analysis: PCs, Ultramobiles and Mobile Phones, Worldwide, 3Q17 Update

Published: 18 October 2017

ID: G00326757

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

Summary

Our end-user spending outlook for devices is slightly better than in 2Q17, with a CAGR of 2.7% resulting in a $775 billion market in 2017. Technology strategic planners should promote higher-margin products to offset component costs.

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Assumptions

  • Higher Component Costs Will Mean Desk-Based, Notebook and Ultramobile PC ASPs Will Increase 5% in 2017

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