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Invest Implications: Forecast Analysis: PCs, Ultramobiles and Mobile Phones, Worldwide

Published: 28 July 2020

ID: G00733228

Analyst(s): Andrew Neff


COVID-19 continues to impact the device market in 2020. The device market is expected to decline by 13.6% in 2020 to 1,867 million units. The mobile phone market is expected to decline 14.7%, with the PC market declining by 9.9%.

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