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Forecast: PCs, Worldwide, 2017-2023, 1Q19 Update

Published: 27 March 2019

ID: G00386827

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


The worldwide PC market (desk-based PCs, notebooks and premium ultramobiles) will decline in 2019, with units falling by 0.6% to 258.3 million from 259.8 million in 2018. However, this is an indication of the ongoing stabilization of the PC market, driven by an upgrade to Windows 10.

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