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Invest Implications: 'Forecast: PCs, Ultramobiles and Mobile Phones, Worldwide, 2016-2022, 2Q18 Update'

Published: 05 July 2018

ID: G00368374

Analyst(s): Andrew Neff

Summary

2018 device shipments will rise 0.9% (down from the prior forecast of 1.4%) as growth in ultramobile PCs and smartphones offsets weakness in traditional PCs and utility phones. Device prices are growing faster than units in 2018 and 2019, reflecting changing buyer needs and higher component prices.

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