0
IT

PC sales to fall 7.8%, laptops to pass notebooks this year

Wednesday 29 May 2013 | 10:13 CET | News
IDC expects portable PC sales to be overaken by tablets this year, as tablets grow 58.7 percent to 229.3 million units from 144.5 million units in 2012. Tablet shipments are projected to be higher than the entire PC market (portables and desktops) by 2015. Furthermore, global PC shipments are forecast to fall by 7.8 percent this year and by 1.2 percent in 2014 as users increasingly consider alternatives such as tablets and smartphones. The market researcher previously anticipated a decline of 1.3 percent this year, followed by a gradual increase.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

We hope you've enjoyed your free articles. Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: IT / Mobile & Wireless
Countries: World
::: add a comment

Comments

And we see enormous influence HDTV OTT apps over PC s software entertainment
Arturo Mendoza @ 30/5/2013 - 17:38


Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Lenovo becomes top PC maker in Q2

Published 11 Jul 2013 09:11 CET | World
Lenovo moved into the top position in the global PC market in the second quarter, as the Chinese manufacturer outperformed a ...

Handsetmarkt daalt in Q1 in West-Europa

Published 26 Jun 2013 11:02 CET | Western Europe
De West-Europese markt voor mobiele telefoons is in het eerste kwartaal van dit jaar met 4,2 procent gedaald naar 43,6 miljoen ...

Global WLAN market segments grew 12.5% in Q1

Published 06 Jun 2013 16:39 CET | World
The combined consumer and enterprise worldwide wireless local area network (WLAN) market segments experienced year-over-year ...

IDC: verkoop tablets passeert die van notebooks

Published 29 May 2013 11:17 CET | World
De verkoop van tablets passeert dit jaar de verkoop van laptops en notebooks, voorspelt IDC. Het bureau voorspelt dat de verkoop ...

Tablet shipments grow 142.4% to 49.2 mln units in Q1 - IDC

Published 02 May 2013 10:22 CET | World
Worldwide tablet shipments grew by 142.4 percent to 49.2 million units in the first quarter, compared to 20.3 million units in ...

PC sales worse than expected in Q1 - IDC

Published 11 Apr 2013 09:29 CET | World
The drop in global PC sales was worse than expected in the first quarter, according to estimates from IDC. The market researcher ...

EMEA PC shipments down 10.7% in Q4

Published 18 Jan 2013 15:05 CET | World
PC shipments in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) continued to contract in the fourth quarter of 2012 (Q4 2012), ...

Worldwide smart device market to grow 19% in Q4

Published 10 Dec 2012 15:44 CET | World
The worldwide smart connected device market, a collective view of PCs, tablets and smartphones, grew 27.1 percent year-over-year ...





EUR 22.6
Blended ARPU for market
Belgium  |  2017Q1

Calendar   /   Industry Events

27 Jul Altice Q2 2017
27 Jul Verizon Q2 2017
27 Jul Comcast Q2 2017
27 Jul Orange Q2 2017
27 Jul Telefonica Q2 2017
27 Jul Nokia Q2 2017
27 Jul Charter Communications Q2 2017
27 Jul Digital Realty Q2 2017
27 Jul American Tower Q2 2017
27 Jul VeriSign Q2 2017
27 Jul Twitter Q2 2017
27 Jul InterDigital Q2 2017
27 Jul Microsemi fiscal Q3
27 Jul Netscout fiscal Q1
27 Jul Intelsat Q2 2017
27 Jul Amazon.com Q2 2017
27 Jul Dialog Semiconductor Q2 2017
27 Jul Sky fiscal Q4
27 Jul ATN Q2 2017
27 Jul MobileIron Q2 2017
27 Jul Mitel Q2 2017
27 Jul Idea Cellular fiscal Q1
27 Jul Telecom Italia Q2 2017
27 Jul 8x8 Q2 2017
27 Jul DSP Group Q2 2017
28 Jul Megacable Q2 2017
28 Jul BT fiscal Q1
28 Jul Proximus Q2 2017
28 Jul Singtel AGM
28 Jul Ecotel AGM
28 Jul AWS Summit London
::: More Calendar Items