Gartner Says Worldwide Traditional PC, Tablet, Ultramobile and Mobile Phone Shipments to Grow 4.2 Percent in 2014
July 07 2014
Worldwide PC Market to Show Relative Revival in 2014 after Falling 9.5 Percent in 2013
Worldwide Tablet Market to Slow Down in 2014 and Reach 256 Million Units
Worldwide combined shipments of devices (PCs, tablets, ultramobiles and mobile phones) are projected to reach 2.4 billion units in 2014, a 4.2 percent increase from 2013 (see Table 1), according to Gartner, Inc.
"2014 will be marked by a relative revival of the global PC market," said Ranjit Atwal, research director at Gartner. After declining 9.5 percent in 2013, the global PC market (desk-based, notebook and premium ultramobile) is on pace to contract only 2.9 percent in 2014.