Market Research Logo

Worldwide Notebook PC and Tablet Forecast, 2018 - 2022

Worldwide Notebook PC and Tablet Forecast, 2018 - 2022

The report finds that the global notebook PC and tablet market volume reached 325 million units in 2017, down 3.6% compared to 2016. The decline is attributed mainly to the fast decline of tablets. For the period 2018-2022, shipment volume of mobile PCs, comprising of notebook PCs and tablets, is expected to slip to 308 million units in 2022, down from 325 million units in 2017. However, mobile PC shipments are likely to remain significant, as they are still needed for productivity, education, and entertainment purposes that are yet to be totally replaced by smartphones.


  • Shipment Volume
    • Table Worldwide Notebook and Desktop PC Shipment Volume, 2012 – 2022
    • Table Worldwide Notebook and Desktop PC Shipment Volume, 1Q 2016 - 4Q 2018
  • Market Volume
    • Table Worldwide Notebook PC Shipment Volume, 2012 – 2022
    • Table Worldwide Notebook PC Shipment Volume, 1Q 2016- 4Q 2018
    • Table Worldwide Tablet Shipment Volume, 1Q 2016 - 4Q 2018
  • Shipment Volume by Region
    • Table Worldwide Notebook PC Shipment Volume by Region, 2012 – 2018
    • Table Worldwide Notebook PC Shipment Volume Share by Region, 2012 – 2018
    • Table Worldwide Tablet Shipment Volume by Region, 2012 – 2018
    • Table Worldwide Tablet Shipment Share by Region, 2012 – 2018
    • Table Worldwide Mobile PC Shipment Volume by Region, 2012 – 2018
    • Table Worldwide Mobile PC Shipment Share by Region, 2012 – 2018
  • Shipment Volume by Panel Size
    • Table Worldwide Notebook PC Shipment Volume by Panel Size, 1Q 2016 - 2Q 2018
    • Table Worldwide Notebook PC Shipment Volume Share by Panel Size, 1Q 2016 - 2Q 2018
  • Shipment Volume by CPU Type
    • Table Worldwide Notebook PC Market Volume by CPU Type, 1Q 2016 - 2Q 2018
    • Table Worldwide Notebook PC Shipment Volume Share by CPU Type, 1Q 2016 - 2Q 2018
  • Intelligence Insight
    • Global Notebook PC and Tablet Market Volume Reaches 325 Million Units in 2017
    • Tablets Regain Popularity in Mature Markets While Lower-end Tablets Lose Steam
    • 13"-15" Remain Mainstream Notebook PC Screen Sizes
    • Market Segmentation Helps Combat Global Mobile PC Decline
  • Appendix
    • Research Scope
    • Companies Covered
    • Product Definitions
      • Notebook PC
      • Tablet
    • Geographic Definitions
      • Japan
      • Other Asian Countries
      • North America
      • Latin America
      • Western Europe
      • Other European Countries
      • Other

Download our eBook: How to Succeed Using Market Research

Learn how to effectively navigate the market research process to help guide your organization on the journey to success.

Download eBook

Share this report