gartner News of 07/04/20
Global Smartphone Sales Plummeted 20% In q1, Thanks To COVID-19
More dismal numbers confirm what we already knew: Q1 2020 was real rough for an already struggling smartphone category. Gartner’s latest report puts the global market at a 20.2% slide versus the same time last year, thanks in large part to fallout ...
Consumer Hardware Device Shipments Are On Track For A 14% Decline In 2020, Courtesy Of COVID-19
New numbers from Gartner show a sizable — if not unexpected — decline in device shipments for 2020. According to the analyst firm, the category (including phones, tablets and PCs) is currently on track to decline 13.6% for the year. An ...
Smartphone Sales Expected To Get A Slight Bump In 2020
Last year saw global smartphone sales decline for the first time since analysts started tracking such things. In Gartner’s case, that comprises a full 11 years, as figures dropped 2% for 2019. Following on last week’s global device forecast , the ...
New Smartphone Figures Highlight Continued Struggles To Grow Market
In some corners, the smartphone market is showing its first signs of life in some time. Recent figures from Canalys indicate a small but notable uptick in the European market as shipments grew 3%, year-over-year in Q3. The analyst firm put ...
Smartphone Sales Declined Again In q2, Surprising No One
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. Smartphone sales are down. Again. After years of growth, the smartphone market’s recent slide has continued into the second quarter of 2019, per numbers from analyst group, Gartner. At 1.7% year over ...
Smartphone Sales Expected To Drop 2.5% Globally This Year
Smartphone sales have continued their global decline. New numbers from Gartner forecast a drop of 2.5 percent down to 1.5 billion. The biggest hits to the industry are Japan, Western Europe and North America, which saw drops of 6.5, 5.3 and 4.4 ...
Gartner Finds RPA Is Fastest Growing Market In Enterprise Software
If you asked the average person on the street what Robotic Process Automation is, most probably wouldn’t have a clue. Yet new data from Gartner finds the RPA market grew over 63% last year, making it the fastest growing enterprise software ...
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Global Smartphone Growth Stalled In q4, Up Just 1.2% For The Full Year: Gartner
Gartner’s smartphone marketshare data for the just gone holiday quarter highlights the challenge for device makers going into the world’s biggest mobile trade show which kicks off in Barcelona next week: The analyst’s data shows ...
Gartner Finds PC Sales Doldrums Continued In 2018
Gartner has released its quarterly PC sales survey for the fourth quarter of 2018, and it was the same old story. PC sales plunged in the fourth quarter and were down 1.3 percent for the year. The three top players — HP, Dell and Lenovo ...