About Mobile Computer
Mobile computers such as smartphones, tablets, laptops, and notebooks have operating systems that are capable of performing basic functions similar to that of a personal or desktop computer. Mobile computing devices offer location-based services and e-commerce applications when connected to the Internet. Yet, the ability of a mobile computing device to perform different functions depends primarily on its processor speed and memory capacity. Devices such as smartphones and tablets provide the extended function of browsing the Internet on the go, in addition to other computing features.
Technavio’s analysts forecast the global mobile computer market to grow at a CAGR of 4.13% during the period 2016-2020.
Covered in this report
The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global mobile computer market for 2016-2020. To calculate the market size in terms of both revenue and shipments, the following devices have been considered:
Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Mobile Computer Market 2016-2020
Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Global Mobile Computer Market: Samsung, Apple, HP, Dell, Xiaomi and Lenovo.
Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Sony, Acer, Asus, Blackberry, HTC, Huawei, LG, Microsoft, Toshiba, and Xiaomi.
Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “The rising application of BYOD policies across enterprises is expected to expand the demand for mobile computers in the forecast period. Companies have realized the benefits of BOYD initiatives, including cost reductions, increased productivity, higher employee satisfaction, and more flexible working environments. All these benefits will lead to the high usage of mobile computers and better growth of the market during the forecast period.”
According to the report, the rising demand for mobile computers along with the shift from desktops to tablets, laptops, notebooks, and smartphones by individuals and enterprises drives the market. These devices are portable, take up less space, and offer enhanced productivity since it can be used by mobile workforce.
Further, the report states that vendors are competing in terms of pricing while offering almost the same functions and features as their competitors. This negatively affects the revenues and margins of global players.
Samsung, Apple, HP, Dell, Xiaomi, Lenovo, Sony, Acer, Asus, Blackberry, HTC, Huawei, LG, Microsoft, Toshiba, Xiaomi.