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Market Share Analysis: PCs, Ultramobiles and Mobile Phones, Worldwide, 2017

Published: 20 March 2018

ID: G00342325

Analyst(s): Anshul Gupta , Mikako Kitagawa , Roberta Cozza


Global unit device sales declined for the third year in a row, by 3.1%, in 2017. Shipments dropped due to market saturation, rising replacement cycles and falling value to users. Technology strategic planners can use this research to identify key trends impacting demand and vendors' device strategy.

Table Of Contents

Market Share Data

Overall Market Segment Performance Analysis

  • Mobile Phones
    • Gartner's Take
  • PC and UMP
    • Gartner's Take
  • UMB and UMU
    • Gartner's Take

Top Vendors Analyzed

  • Samsung
    • Gartner's Take
  • Apple
    • Gartner's Take
  • Huawei
    • Gartner's Take
  • Lenovo
    • Gartner's Take
  • Oppo
    • Gartner's Take

Mergers and Acquisitions

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