Gartner: Worldwide PC, Tablet And Mobile Phone Combined Shipments To Hit 2.4 Billion Units In 2013

Posted on Apr 4 2013 - 10:13pm by Editorial Staff

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According to a report on Gartner, the worldwide PC, tablet and mobile phone combined shipments to hit 2.4 billion units by the end of this year, a 9 percent increase from 2012. Breaking the number down, the worldwide tablet shipments are forecasted to total 197 million units in 2013, a 69.8 percent increase from 2012 shipments of 116 million units.

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On the other end, Android continues to be the dominant OS in the device market while the competition for the second position will be between Apple’s iOS/Mac OS and Microsoft Windows. Interestingly, of the 1.875 billion mobile phones which will be expected to be sold in 2013, 1 billion units will be smartphones, compared to 675 million units a year back.

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