The devices market will reach 2.1 billion units by 2023, shrinking at more than a 1.0% CAGR. The end of the Windows 10 upgrade cycle will depress professional PC growth through 2023, while the mobile phones outlook will depend on the connectivity to 5G to boost replacements in 2020 and beyond.
- Forecast Assumptions
- Market Impacts
- Notable Changes
Forecast Data Summary
Forecast Model Summary
Influencing Factors and Assumptions
- Influencing Factor: Phone Technology Roadmaps
- Forecast Assumption: The Share of 5G-Capable Phones Will Move From 12% in 2020 to 56% by 2023.
- Influencing Factor: Replacements of PCs
- Forecast Assumption: Through 2020, 80% of All PCs Will Have Migrated to Windows 10.
- Professional PC Lifetimes to Only Increase by 3% From 2020 Through 2023
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