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Digital Device Shipments Still Impacted by Lower Demand

Digital Device Shipments Still Impacted by Lower Demand

The consumer electronics and mobile device vendors have experienced a significant slowdown in demand, due to a number of related factors that result in the ongoing downward trend. This is a global phenomenon, where few markets across the globe are likely to drive significant new growth opportunities.

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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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Why Legacy PC Vendors Promote Device-as-a-Service

Why Legacy PC Vendors Promote Device-as-a-Service

Worldwide tablet and PC shipments will fall by 2.1 percent to 398 million units in 2018, according to the latest market study by Canalys. But this represents the smallest decline of the past four years and sets the tone for an era of stability. So, when does the market trend return to growth? That remains a mystery.

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Worldwide Smartphone Market Still Growing Slowly

Worldwide Smartphone Market Still Growing Slowly

Smartphone shipments are forecast to drop by 0.2 percent in 2018 to 1.462 billion units, which is down from 1.465 billion in 2017 and 1.469 billion in 2016. However, IDC expects the market to grow by 3 percent annually from 2019 onwards. Worldwide shipments should reach 1.654 billion in 2022 — that’s a five year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.5 percent.

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Amazon and Google Dominate Smart Speaker Market

Amazon and Google Dominate Smart Speaker Market

According to the latest forecast by eMarketer, the number of U.S. smart speaker users will rise at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 47.9 percent between 2016 and 2020, from 16.0 million to 76.5 million.

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Android Auto and Apple CarPlay Increased Adoption

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Smartphone mirroring solutions, such as Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, have become key features in hundreds of car models in 2018. Mainstream automotive OEMs, such as Ford, GM, Groupe PSA, Honda and Volkswagen, have the highest percentage of new vehicles sold with the capability, either as a standard or optional feature.

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U.S. Digital User Focused on Activities, Not Devices

U.S. Digital User Focused on Activities, Not Devices

With smartphone adoption slowing, growth is expected to be less than 2% this year and remain low throughout the forecast period. The biggest shifts occurring among the U.S. digital audience are no longer device-related, but rather, based on activities.

via eMarketer