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Market Share Alert: Preliminary, PCs, Worldwide, 4Q17 and Full-Year 2017

Published: 11 January 2018

ID: G00350383

Analyst(s): Annette Jump , Bruno Lakehal , Mikako Kitagawa , Andrew Neff , Tracy Tsai , Kanae Maita, Meike Escherich , David Glenn, Lillian Tay


While there were signs of stability (e.g., growth in Asia/Pacific), the worldwide PC market declined again in 4Q17, concluding its sixth year of decline. Technology strategic planners should prepare for potential recovery of the market with cautious investments for securing future profitability.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know

Findings: Top-Line Results

  • Top-Line Analysis: 4Q17
    • Other Highlights in 4Q17
  • Vendor Analysis: 4Q17
    • Top Vendor Results
  • Top-Line Analysis: 2017

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