Tony Huang, DIGITIMES Research; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES
Thursday 14 November 2013
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Taiwan's monitor makers are bracing for a weak second-half 2013 as end-market demand remains sluggish. Their shipments for the second half of the year are expected to be lower than those for the first half.
In 2018, global server shipments will grow 8.5% to reach 13.73 million units. Digitimes Research estimates server shipments worldwide will grow at a CAGR of 6.5% during the period 2017-2022, with growth mainly driven by large-scale data centers and the China market.
Digitimes Research estimates total shipments of smartphone APs worldwide will grow 1.5% on year to 1.67 billion units in 2018. The slowing growth in the smartphone market means global smartphone AP shipments will only grow at a mild pace in the next few years, reaching 1.77 billion units in 2021.