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PC Sales Will Top 370M Units in 2011
Worldwide Mobile PC Sales to Reach 227M Units.

July 25, 2011 -
In 2011 the worldwide sales of mobile PCs are projected to surpass 227M units—up from 63M mobile PCs in 2005. Much of the growth is coming from the iPad and similar pad and tablet devices, which are included in the figures. In the next five years mobile PC sales will reach 400M units—a compound annual growth rate of 17%.

Mobile PCs are gaining market share and will account for over 61% of worldwide PCs sold in 2011—a more than tripling from 17.2% in 1995. By 2015 the sales of mobile PCs are projected to account for over 71% of all PCs sold.

US and Worldwide PC Sales

 

1995

2000

2005

2010

2011

2015

Worldwide

 

 

 

 

 

 

PC Sales (#M)

58.3

131.9

207.1

324.9

372.2

517.6

Mobile PC Sales (#M)

10.0

28.5

66.3

182.0

227.9

399.5

Mobile PC Sales Share (%)

17.2

21.6

32.0

56.0

61.2

71.4

USA

 

 

 

 

 

 

PC Sales (#M)

21.4

46.0

62.0

83.8

96.3

122.5

Mobile PC Sales (#M)

4.1

10.4

22.4

51.2

63.1

91.0

Mobile PC Sales Share (%)

19.1

22.7

36.1

61.1

66.1

74.3

The industrialized countries will have even higher mobile PC sales share. In the USA mobile PCs have grown from a market share of 19% in 1995 to over 63% in 2011 with further growth to over 74% projected for 2015. 

These are some of the results from a new market research report by eTForecasts. The report has yearly PC sales for PCs and mobile PCs for the USA and six regions of the world from 1990 to 2015. All PC segments are estimated and forecasted including PC servers, desktop PCs, laptop PCs, netbooks and pad/tablets.  PC sales of key PC companies such as Acer, Apple, Dell, HP, Lenovo and Toshiba are included.

eTForecasts publishes market research reports for the PC and Internet industries.

 
 
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