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Forecast: PCs, Worldwide, 2016-2022, 2Q18 Update

Published: 02 July 2018

ID: G00367949

Analyst(s): Mikako Kitagawa , Bruno Lakehal , Kanae Maita , Annette Jump , Annette Zimmermann , Lillian Tay , Tracy Tsai , Ranjit Atwal , Roberta Cozza


The worldwide PC market (desk-based PCs, notebooks and premium ultramobiles) will decline only marginally in 2018, with units falling 0.9% to 260.4 million from 262.7 million in 2017. However, this is an indication of the ongoing stabilization of the PC market driven by upgrade to Windows 10.

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