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Device shipments to grow 1.5% in 2015 to 2.5 bln

Tuesday 7 July 2015 | 17:02 CET | News
Worldwide combined shipments of devices (PCs, tablets, ultramobiles and mobile phones) are expected to reach 2.5 billion units in 2015, a 1.5 percent increase from 2014 and down from the previous quarter's forecast of 2.8 percent growth, according to Gartner. End-user spending on devices will total USD 606 billion in 2015 and will show, for the first time since 2010, a 5.7 percent decline in current U.S. dollars. The only market that continues to show growth is the mobile phone market where, in contrast, prices continue to fall. The emerging markets are driving the smartphone market upward,

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