IDC's Personal Computers service provides qualitative analysis of the worldwide personal computer marketplace. This program tracks the progress and long-term impact of emerging and established trends in the PC market. New and traditional computing opportunities, such as ultrabooks and consumer notebooks, are evaluated based on timely market intelligence from manufacturing sources, vendor input, component supplies, and extensive knowledge of influential analysts. This service provides PC vendors, component suppliers, and investors with the information necessary to make critical business decisions.
Markets and Subjects Analyzed
U.S. and worldwide PC industry developments by region, sub–form factor, and segment
Analysis of notebooks by screen size
Analysis of interface technologies embedded into PCs
Quarterly growth forecast by form factor and segment
Buying patterns among consumer and commercial PC buyers
Changes in market share position among major vendors
Shifts in distribution channels
Detailed views of customer segments, including home, business, and public sectors
Monthly IDC PC Review Newsletter (12 Issues)
Worldwide and U.S. PC Client Sub–Form Factor Forecast
Worldwide PC Interface and Technologies Forecast
Worldwide PC Market Review (Quarterly)
Worldwide PC Forecast Updates (Quarterly)
U.S. Commercial and Consumer PC Buyer Surveys (Annual)
In addition to the insight provided in this service, IDC may conduct research on specific topics or emerging market segments via research offerings that require additional IDC funding and client investment.
Key Questions Answered
What are the environmental, secular, and competitive factors affecting buying choices?
What are the emerging trends in PC form factors?
What interface trends are emerging?
What are the winning strategies and innovative approaches of successful vendors?
Personal Computers Service Coverage
IDC's Personal Computers service examines how PC and PC component vendors are positioning themselves to compete in the personal computer market. This service follows and analyzes the strategies, market positioning, and future direction of several providers in the PC market, including Acer, AMD, Apple, ASUS, Belkin, Compal, Dell, Dolby, Fujitsu, Hitachi, HP, Hynix, iGo, Intel, Lenovo, LG Display, Microsoft, Motorola, MSI, Nokia, Nvidia, Panasonic, Phoenix, Samsung, Sony, Synaptics, and Toshiba.
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