Smart connected devices to reach 2.4 bln units in 2018 - IDC

Wednesday 18 June 2014 | 08:54 CET | News
The number of smart connected devices (SCD) sold worldwide is expected to reach almost 1.8 billion this year, up 15.6 percent from the year before, and 2.4 billion by 2018, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Smart Connected Devices Tracker. PC and tablet plus 2-in-1 forecasts have been lowered in light of a weak first quarter with growth driven by smartphones. Total smartphone shipments are expected to outpace total PC shipments by more than 6 to 1 in 2018. The smartphone installed base is quickly approaching two billion units, with vendors scrambling to

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