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PC shipments to slow down this year

Posted on Saturday, March 11 2006 @ 14:05:24 CET by

Garner predicts PC shipments will slow down this year, reaching only 10.7 percent growth compared with 15.5 percent in 2005.
Despite strong growth in the mobile PC sector, desktop PC replacement activity has peaked, contributing to the slowdown. However, this still means an impressive 234.5m units will be shipped throughout 2006.

Worldwide, desktop PC shipments are expected to grow by 1.9 per cent during the year, compared with a growth rate of 31.4 per cent for mobile PC shipments.

There will also be a marked contrast between growth in mature and emerging markets. Desktop PC shipments to mature markets are expected to fall by 8.6 per cent, while shipments to emerging markets are set to rise by 19.5 per cent. In the mobile PC sector, shipments to mature markets are predicted to grow 22.1 per cent and shipments to emerging markets are to jump by a notable 38.7 per cent.
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