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Invest Implications: 'Market Share: Final PCs, Ultramobiles and Mobile Phones, All Countries, 4Q17 Update'

Published: 23 February 2018

ID: G00354492

Analyst(s): Andrew Neff

Summary

The worldwide device market fell 7.7% in 4Q17 to 600.1 million units, the steepest year-over-year decline since 4Q15, with drops in PCs, smartphones and tablets. The top vendors continue to gain share in each category. Looking ahead, revenue is expected to continue to rise faster than units.

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