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Outlook for the Global PC System Industry in 2018 and Beyond

Outlook for the Global PC System Industry in 2018 and Beyond

The growth of worldwide PC system market in 2017 resulted from the commercial PC replacement is not expected to continue into 2018 as ‘gaming’ and ‘slim’ PCs could not stimulate more demand from the end market. Therefore, the pace of global PC system market growth is anticipated to plateau and even decline in 2018. This report provides an overview of the global PC market and the Taiwanese PC industry while examining the nascent trends in key components, gaming PCs/ultra-slim notebook PCs, and advanced information technologies.


  • Development of the Worldwide PC System Market
    • Worldwide PC System Market Growth Slowdown to Linger in Next Few Years
      • Table Worldwide PC System Market Shipment Volume, 2015-2021
    • Top Three Brand Vendors Continue Dominating in the PC Market
    • Demand for 2-in-1 Tablet Market to Slow Down
  • Development of the Taiwanese PC Industry
    • Recap and Outlook for the Taiwanese PC System Industry
      • Table Taiwanese PC System Shipment Volume, 2014 - 2018
    • Taiwanese PC System Shipment Forecast
      • Table Taiwanese PC System Shipment Forecast
    • Concentration Level of the Taiwanese PC Industry Remaining High
  • Highlighted Trends in the PC System and ICT Industry
    • Key Components
      • Next-Generation Memory Technology Rising to Meet Specific Demand
      • AI Chips Accelerate Smart Technology Development
      • AI Expects to Strengthen Image & Video Recognition for Terminal Value Increment
    • Gaming PC and Slim Notebook PC
      • Gaming PC Market Continues to Area of Focus Despite Slower Growth Pace
      • Major Gaming Desktop PCs Since CES 2018
        • Table Major Gaming Notebook PCs Since CES 2018
      • Major Ultra-thin Notebook PC Since CES2018
        • Table Major Ultra-thin Notebook PC Since CES2018
    • Smarter Information Technology
      • IT Integrated with Robot Becomes Trendy but Increasing Market Popularity Remains a Constant Challenge
      • AR/VR Stepping Out of Gaming to Integrate with Factory Manufacturing Process
      • Business Models of IT Players Need a Revamp on Rising Smart City Opportunities
  • Conclusion

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