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Invest Implications: Forecast: PCs, Ultramobiles and Mobile Phones, Worldwide, 2018-2024, April 2020 Update

Published: 01 May 2020

ID: G00727494

Analyst(s): Andrew Neff


In the wake of the COVID-19-related downturn, forecasts for PCs, smartphones and other devices were lowered. Device shipments will decline by 13.6% in 2020 before increasing by 3.2% in 2021. The PC unit forecast for 2020 is expected to decline by 10.5%, and smartphone units to decline by 13.7%.

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