Yedu Satheesh

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Tablets to overtake PCs by 2015

Tablets to overtake PCs by 2015

Post By : Yedu Satheesh

Post Rank : 1194th

Category : Technology

Sub Category : Gadgets

08 Jul 2014

Tablet computers can outsell personal computers by 2015 globally in another sign of the shifting technical school landscape, a survey showed on .

A report by the analysis firm Gartner aforementioned that the shift comes despite a cooling of the pill market in 2014 and a few stability in computer sales, because of upgrades of aging devices. 

The analysis firm aforementioned it expects total computer sales this year of 308 million units, with some growth in "ultramobiles" countervailing declines in ancient desktop and laptop computer purchases. 

For 2014, computer sales can still hold a lead over tablets — with sales expected of 256 million units. however by 2015, pill sales can hit 320 million to 316 million for PCs, it sales. 

The prediction came in a very report that aforementioned total device sales together with PCs, tablets and mobile phones hit a pair of.4 billion units this year. 

Gartner analysts aforementioned the pill market is cooling slightly, with growth retardation to twenty three.9% this year, around [*fr1] the pace of 2013. The computer market meantime is seeing relative stability — with a decline expected of two.9% once a nine.5% drop last year. 

Gartner analyst Ranjit Atwal aforementioned computer sales square measure being helped by upgrades and replacements of aging devices. 

"This year, we have a tendency to anticipate nearly sixty million skilled computer replacements in mature markets," he said. 

Sales of mobile phones square measure expected to succeed in one.9 billion units in 2014, a 3.1% increase — with smartphones accounting for common fraction of the overall. 

Taking under consideration all the devices, Google automaton is anticipated to represent around half all sales — one.16 billion, Gartner aforementioned. Windows devices can account for 333 million whereas Apple's iOS and MacOS can total 271 million, the report aforementioned.