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Increasing PC prices to lead to flat growth of global device shipments in 2018, says Gartner
Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES, Taipei
Worldwide shipments of devices - PCs, tablets and mobile phones - are on pace to record 0.9% growth to reach 2.28 billion units in 2018, according to Gartner. The PC and tablet market is estimated to decline 1.2% in 2018, while the mobile phone market...
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