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Global PC System Industry: Developments Trends & Highlights

Global PC System Industry: Developments Trends & Highlights

Global market demand for notebook PCs is forecast to be stable in 2017 thanks to the commercial replacement demand and new rollouts. As the demand for consumer PCs is returning to the normal level, the market decline is slowing down with an estimated market volume of approximately 153 million units in 2017. Meanwhile, major brands have devoted to enriching their own VR ecosystem by improving hardware and accessories that create interactive user interface, and by developing VR software and content. This report provides a thorough analysis of how the global and Taiwanese PC industries perform from the notebook PC, desktop PC, and tablet perspectives over the years. Also included are the highlights that we feel would have significant impacts on the PC industry as a whole.


  • Global Market Overview
    • Global PC System Decline Slowing Down in 2017
      • Table Global PC System Market Volume, 2015-2020
    • Lenovo, HP, and Dell Account for over 50% PC Market Share
      • Table Desktop PC Market Share by Key Vendor, 2014-2017
      • Table Notebook PC Market Share by Key Vendor, 2014-2017
    • 7" Tablet Share Sliding While 10" Tablet Share Rising
      • Table Global Tablet Market Share by Major Vendor, 2014-2017
      • Table Global Tablet Shipment Share by Screen Size, 2014-2016
  • Taiwan Industry Overview
    • Taiwan PC System Industry Continues to Decline but at a Slower Pace
      • Table Taiwanese PC System Shipment Volume, 2013-2017
    • Chinese Vendors' Global Share Keeps Growing but Not Others
      • Table Taiwan PC System Industry's Global Share by Product Type, 2014-2017
      • Table Taiwan Notebook PC Shipment Share by Production Location, 2014-2016
    • Shipment Volume Estimates for 2017 Taiwan PC System Industry
      • Table Desktop PC
      • Table Tablet
      • Table Notebook PC
  • Development Highlights
    • Vendors Keep Eyes on the Commercial Market with New Rollouts
      • Table New Notebook PCs Unveiled at 2017 CES
    • Samsung Unveils New 2-in-1 Tablet
      • Table Global 2-in-1 Tablet Market, 2014-2017
    • Chromebook Features are Rapidly Progressing
      • Table Samsung Chromebook Displayed at 2017 CES and its Specs
      • Table Global Chromebook Market, 2014-2017
    • PC Brands Continue to Deploy in the Gaming Notebook PC Market
      • Table Major Gaming Notebook PCs Displayed at 2017 CES
    • More VR-ready Games are Available to Spur Hardware Demand
    • Multiple Accessories Significantly Enhance VR User Experience
    • AR is More Commonly Used for Vertical Applications
    • ICT Vendors are Now More Into Developing AI
    • Line of Robots for Home and Commercial Applications is Gaining More Attention
    • AI Improves the Intelligence of Robots
    • Voice Assistant is Growing in Popularity in the Smart Home Market
    • Speech Recognition Rapidly Progressing to Become a Key Feature of New Smart Home UI

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