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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.

via Digital Lifescapes

High-Price PCs Support Vendor’s Declining Shipments

High-Price PCs Support Vendor's Declining Shipments

Despite the decline in overall shipment volume, the PC market is expected to grow 3.6 percent to $237.3 billion in 2018, fueled by 2-in-1s (detachable tablets and convertible notebook PCs), ultraslim notebooks, and even desktops — particularly expensive ones used for gaming.

via IDC

Personal Computer Market Continues Downward Trend

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Personal computer (PC) manufacturers will find no relief from the latest overall industry assessment. Worldwide PC shipments totaled 67 million units in the third quarter of 2017 — that’s a 3.6 percent decline from the third quarter of 2016, according to the latest global market study by Gartner.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Personal Computing Device Market Continues the Decline

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According to the latest worldwide market study by IDC, global shipments of personal computing devices (PCDs), comprised of traditional PCs (desktops, notebooks, and workstations) and media tablets (slates and detachables), will continue a decline through 2021.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Global PC Market Stagnation will Continue During 2016

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Personal computer (PC) demand is still a major concern. Worldwide PC shipments totaled 60.6 million units in the first quarter of 2016 (1Q16) — that’s a year-on-year decline of 11.5 percent, according to the latest market study by IDC.

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

PC Market within Africa Declines Significantly in 2015

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The African PC market sank to new lows in the second quarter of the year amid a slowdown in GDP growth, increasing unemployment, and the strengthening of the dollar against many of the continent’s currencies. The first-quarter shipments decline of 11.8% was topped by a 26.7% downturn Q2 2015, the largest slump the market has ever suffered.

Source: IDC

Why PC Market Growth is Now Expected to Resume in 2017

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Although IDC had expected the second quarter of 2015 to be a transition period, final results nonetheless shrank even more than expected due to the ongoing large inventory of notebook PCs from prior quarters and severe constraints posed by the decline of major currencies relative to the U.S. Dollar.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Portable Computing Market Outlook Remains Flat in 2015

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According to the latest market study by ABI Research, total system shipments for portable computing are predicted to reach 165 million units for full-year 2015 — which is essentially flat compared to 2014 levels. “Segment growth is occurring in Chromebooks, much in part due to purchases by schools,” said Jeff Orr.

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Global PC Revenue Declines by 3% to $38.4 Billion in Q1 2015

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PC unit shipments were up 1% to 53.6 million in the first quarter, and up by 3% to 227.8 million for the year. However, revenue performance was worse – results for the quarter were down by 3% to $38.4 billion. The key trend; lower-cost PCs and chromebooks continue to gain market share.

via ITCandor