Global device shipments to reach 2.9 bln units in 2017

Thursday 4 April 2013 | 15:36 CET | News
Worldwide devices (the combined shipments of PCs, tablets and mobile phones) are on pace to total 2.4 billion units in 2013, a 9 percent increase from 2012, according to Gartner. Device shipments are forecast to continue to grow, reaching more than 2.9 billion units in 2017, but the mix of these devices will significantly change over the forecast period. The proliferation of lower-priced tablets and their growing capability is accelerating the shift from PCs to tablets. As a result, the traditional PC market of notebooks and desk-based units is expected to decline 7.6 percent in 2013. This is

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Microsoft
Countries: World
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