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Worldwide PC Market: 4Q14 Update

Worldwide PC Market: 4Q14 Update

This IDC study reviews the performance of the worldwide PC market during the fourth quarter of 2014 (4Q14). It looks at the market performance of desktop and portable PCs in major geographies, including the United States, Western Europe, Japan, Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) (APEJ), and the rest of the world (ROW). Details on unit shipments, market value, and average selling prices are provided, along with a review of the competitive landscape of the top PC vendors.

"Although, overall, the market remained in the negative growth rate zone as compared with the same quarter a year ago, the worldwide PC market continued to show signs of recovery," says Rajani Singh, senior research analyst at IDC's United States Quarterly PC Tracker program. "After several quarters, we now see some genuine improvements in consumer sales too."

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IDC Opinion
In This Study
Methodology
Situation Overview
4Q14 Global Market Size and Trends
Regional Market Landscape
United States
Western Europe
Asia/Pacific (Excluding Japan)
Japan
Rest of World
Global Competitive Analysis
Future Outlook
Essential Guidance
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Table: Worldwide Portable PC Shipments by Top 10 Vendor, 4Q13, 3Q14, and 4Q14
Table: Worldwide Desktop and Portable PC Shipments by Region, 4Q13, 3Q14, and 4Q14

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