Gartner Research

Invest Implications: Forecast: PCs, Ultramobiles and Mobile Phones, Worldwide, 2019-2025, 3Q21 Update


The PC/Chromebook market will grow 13.1% in 2021, but decline 1.8% in 2022, while the phone market will grow 7.4% in 2021 and 5.3% in 2022 driven by 5G phones. Chip shortages will limit upside in 2021. The device market will increase by 8.1% in 2021 to 2.1 billion units (8.6% in prior forecast).

Published: 30 September 2021

ID: G00759775

Analyst(s): Andrew Neff

Table Of Contents

Investment Implications

What to Watch For

Already a Gartner client?

Become a Client

This research is reserved for paying clients. Speak with a Gartner specialist to learn how you can access this research as a client, plus insights, advice and tools to help you achieve your goals.

Contact Information

All fields are required.

By clicking the "Submit" button, you are agreeing to the Gartner Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Experience Gartner Conferences

Join your peers for the unveiling of the latest insights at Gartner conferences.

©2021 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates. This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission. It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact. While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such. Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy. Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity. Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party. For further information, see Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.