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How the Global PC Market Returned to Growth

How the Global PC Market Returned to Growth

The global traditional PC market — inclusive of desktops, notebooks, and workstations — totaled 64.9 million units in the second quarter of 2019, according to IDC. Year-over-year growth during the quarter reached 4.7%.

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Personal Computer Market Recovery Predicted in 2019

Personal Computer Market Recovery Predicted in 2019

The worldwide PC market will likely experience a slight recovery in 2019, with shipments of desktops, notebooks and two-in-ones set for 0.3 percent growth — that’s after seven years of ongoing declines.

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Personal Computing Outlook Reflects Ongoing Change

Personal Computing Outlook Reflects Ongoing Change

The global adoption of public cloud computing services, the increased performance of smartphones and the demand for Chromebooks continue to negatively impact the rest of the consumer electronics market and to a somewhat lesser degree the enterprise IT marketplace.

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How Cloud Service Adoption Transforms Personal Computing

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Global consumer electronics vendors experienced a challenging environment in 2016, due to the shift in product preferences of savvy buyers. With the exception of Chromebooks, the personal computing category has not had the market demand or device shipments that could sustain the vendors.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Chromebooks are Gaining More Momentum in Global PC Market 

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Worldwide PC shipments are forecast to decline by 7.2% year over year in 2016, followed by a decline of 2.1% in 2017, according to IDC. This forecast remains quite close to their earlier projections for declines of 7.3% in 2016 and 1.6% in 2017.

Source: IDC

How Smartphones and Phablets Compete with PC Spending

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The decline in PC volume since early 2012 is expected to linger throughout 2016, with later years offering few opportunities to boost volumes as economic issues and other consumer electronic products sap the growth potential, according to the latest market study by International Data Corporation (IDC).

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Why PC Market Forecasts Now Reflect the Upside Reality

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According to the latest worldwide market study by ABI Research, 163 million notebook personal computers (PCs) shipped globally during 2015. The majority of shipments were laptop computers, which constituted nearly 80 percent of the category.

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Why Global PC Market Continued an Epic Decline in 2015

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The Personal Computer (PC) market has been very volatile for several years. Meanwhile, each new year an industry analyst predicts a small recovery, but the forecast results fail to materialize. We’ve seen this cycle of refutal over and over again.

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163 Million Notebook PCs were Shipped Globally in 2015

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Looking back on 2015, the PC industry had yet another period of transition, as most vendors either missed the shifting market demand or they had products that were perceived as obsolete. That said, the low-cost high-value Chromebook category actually gained new momentum in the market.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Bleak Global PC Shipments Outlook is Unchanged for 2016

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Worldwide PC shipments will fall -10.0% in the fourth quarter of 2015, with year-over-year results down by -10.3%, according to IDC . Short-term headwinds like the strong dollar, depressed commodity prices, and existing inventory have lowered the outlook for early 2016.

Source: IDC