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Computers and peripherals market research

Euromonitor has the world’s most comprehensive research on the computers and peripherals category within the consumer electronics industry.  We monitor and analyse industry trends around the world, including in-depth data on market share and market size – from the “big picture” qualitative analysis; down to specific category data. 

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Our computers and peripherals market research answer questions such as:

  • What is the market size of computers and peripherals?
  • What are the major brands in computers and peripherals?
  • How did netbooks fare vs. traditional laptops?
  • What is the forecasted growth for portable computers like Apple’s iPad?
  • What companies are planning to introduce competitors to the iPad?

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Country Report

Computers and Peripherals in Japan

The termination of Windows XP and rise of Windows tablets stimulated volume sales in the computers category in 2014. Microsoft Corp terminated a service of the long-lived Windows XP, stimulating the replacement purchases amongst consumers. Many ...

Dec 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Computers and Peripherals in the United Arab Emirates

Retail volume growth in computers and peripherals slowed to 11% in 2014, along with the stabilisation of demand for tablets. Technology-savvy consumers in the United Arab Emirates continued to be attracted by the latest computers, laptops and ...

Dec 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

Company Profile

Hewlett-Packard Development Co LP in Consumer Electronics

In October 2014, Hewlett-Packard Development Co LP announced plans to split into two entities. This is a profile of HP Inc, which encompasses the company’s computers and printers previously under the Printing and Personal Systems Group. The split is ...

Dec 2014 | US$525 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Computers and Peripherals in Spain

2014 saw sales of tablets overtaking sales of laptops and other personal computers. Spanish consumers are looking for mobility and for different levels of performance at home and at work. Spaniards’ IT equipment is likely to be a tablet and ...

Dec 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Computers and Peripherals in South Africa

Demand for portable computers is sharply rising, as the cost of accessing 3G internet continues to go down due to the strong competition between mobile operators in South Africa. Mobile operators in South Africa have been on a mission to retain and ...

Dec 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Computers and Peripherals in Russia

Computers increased by 3% in combined business and retail volume sales in 2014, to reach 21 million units. Retail and business volume sales of tablets increased by 14% and 53% respectively; this was the main factor resulting in the overall growth in ...

Dec 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Computers and Peripherals in Greece

Spectacular growth for tablets and signs of stabilisation for the rest of computers and peripherals were the main stories in 2014. Total volume sales of tablets rocketed by 264% in 2013 and by another 61% in 2014, to reach 694,800 units – and ...

Nov 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Computers and Peripherals in Italy

The persistent economic downturn and the on-going low consumer confidence led computers and peripherals to register a negative performance in 2014. Italians face one of the hardest economic situations in the country’s modern history and consumers ...

Nov 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Computers and Peripherals in Indonesia

Retail volume sales of computers reached 20% growth with actual sales of 7.7 million units in 2014 due to growing affordability among consumers, as well as an increasing number of local brands offering more competitive prices. Along with retail, ...

Nov 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Computers and Peripherals in Denmark

The landscape of portable computers in Denmark is dramatically changing as more consumers continue to buy a tablet. Owning a tablet is seen as a status symbol by a growing proportion of the population, and Danish consumers are becoming more ...

Nov 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Computers and Peripherals in Austria

The 570,000 units recorded in retail volume sales of tablets and other portable computers in Austria in 2013 was slightly higher than the 567,000 units recorded in retail volume sales of laptops. Given the flood of relatively cheap devices running on...

Nov 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Computers and Peripherals in France

Dynamic retail volume growth in tablets and other portable computers in 2014 continued to limit growth in demand for desktops and laptops following the slight rebound in volume sales of laptops during 2013, which was fuelled by mainly the advent of ...

Nov 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Computers and Peripherals in India

Penetration of computers continued to be low in rural India over the review period. The state of rural infrastructure is poor in India with low penetration of internet services and erratic supply of electricity. Furthermore, the average annual income...

Nov 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Computers and Peripherals in Venezuela

In 2014 it is expected that sales of computers in terms of volume will be falling at an average rate of 4% because suppliers cannot quickly recover inventories. Demand exhausts inventories in a few weeks, as there is no confidence amongst consumers ...

Nov 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

Company Profile

Sony Corp in Consumer Electronics

Sony Corp has been undergoing a prolonged turnaround selling off its laptop division to concentrate on turning around its smartphones business unit over 2013 and 2014. However, intensifying competition and slowing growth in the smartphones market, ...

Nov 2014 | US$525 | Add to cart | View details

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Computers and Peripherals in Morocco

The main trend seen in computers and peripherals at the end of the review period was a shift towards lower-priced and smaller products. Netbooks and tablets and "other" portable computers were thus the only computers to see retail volume sales rise ...

Nov 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Computers and Peripherals in Israel

The year 2014 witnessed fast growth in tablets and other portable computers in retail volume terms and negative retail volume growth in laptops. Just as the laptop slowly took over from the desktop, tablets and other portable computers began to ...

Nov 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Computers and Peripherals in Colombia

Tablets and other portable computers continues to be the main story for consumer electronics in Colombia, dominating in terms of retail volume sales growth in 2014 as well as in 2013 and increasingly pushing desktops and peripherals to the edges of ...

Nov 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

Global Briefing

The Present and Future of Smart Accessories

Smartwatches and smart jewellery have seen a flurry of product launches in 2013 and 2014.This report analyses the leading products and their possible impact on the existing personal accessories market. It also proposes steps to enhance the appeal of ...

Nov 2014 | US$1,200 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Computers and Peripherals in Poland

In 2014, tablets showed its true potential as successors of laptops, especially in retail. 2014 was the first year in which overall sales (business and retail) of tablets outperformed volume sales of laptops. There are several reasons for what is a ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Computers and Peripherals in Canada

Computer sales at the end of the review period continued to be characterised by portability and mobility, with tablets taking the lead in growth. It is no surprise that desktops continue to drop, with an expected decline of 5% in retail volume terms ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Computers and Peripherals in the US

Laptops (and desktops to a lesser extent) are losing out on sales as consumers’ form preferences have begun to shift, favouring the portability and relatively attractive price points that netbooks and tablets both provide. Not only can a tablet cost ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Computers and Peripherals in Argentina

Sales of computers and peripherals have been impacted by import restrictions imposed in 2011 in several ways, yet the most notable is a reduced average quality in the product offering across categories. Another driver for local manufacturers’ sales ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Computers and Peripherals in the United Kingdom

The very strong growth in the UK tablets and other portable computers category continued in 2014, albeit at a slower rate than earlier in the review period. It posted a double-digit retail volume increase for the fifth consecutive year. A series of ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Computers and Peripherals in Mexico

An ongoing trend towards greater portability is becoming increasingly evident in the segment of computers and peripherals in Mexico. Sales of desktops continued to exhibit steady decline of 4% in 2013 in retail volume terms and are decreasing by 3% ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Computers and Peripherals in Chile

Chileans consumers are increasingly opting for lighter and easy-to-carry devices, though a certain level of performance is required. For many Chilean consumers, desktops are too large, impractical and cannot be used in public places, while netbooks ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Computers and Peripherals in China

2014 was a year intermingling both challenges and opportunities for the computer industry in China. The continuous rapid development of mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones caused mounting threats to traditional computer products, ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Computers and Peripherals in Brazil

In 2013, computers and peripherals saw a 17% increase in retail volume sales, mainly driven by a strong performance of tablets. With the exception of tablets and netbooks, all categories showed a deceleration of volume sales in comparison with 2012. ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

Company Profile

Lenovo Group Ltd in Consumer Electronics

This profile of Lenovo Group Ltd examines the company’s operations in consumer products with supplemental analysis of enterprise product markets to paint a complete picture of operations. The focus of the report is on the prospects for Lenovo Group ...

Oct 2014 | US$525 | Add to cart | View details

Company Profile

Apple Inc in Consumer Electronics

Apple Inc has remained successful in a difficult operating environment through the first half of 2014. However, the company needs new sources of revenue to remain successful as slowing demand growth and intensifying competition threaten iPhone and ...

Sep 2014 | US$525 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Computers and Peripherals in Australia

There was a flood of new product development in low-cost tablets in Australia in the last two years of the review period, with this significantly increasing the adoption of tablets among consumers. February 2013 for example saw Kogan launch Android ...

Aug 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Computers and Peripherals in Turkey

Computer and peripherals increased in volume by 35% in 2013, a rate of growth which was considerably higher than the volume CAGR of 9% recorded in the category over the course of the entire review period. This strong volume growth was achieved due to...

Aug 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

Global Briefing

The Changing Role of Computers in an Increasingly Connected World

With an increasing number of connected devices including smartphones and wearable electronics, and connected televisions and in-car entertainment systems becoming an integral part of everyday life for a growing number of consumers, the role of ...

Aug 2014 | US$1,200 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Computers and Peripherals in Hong Kong, China

Growth rates within laptops are slowing down due to the emergence of tablets, which better meet the daily needs of consumers. Tablets are commonly used at home and allow customers to perform other activities such as watching TV at the same time. The ...

Jun 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Computers and Peripherals in Hungary

2012 was dubbed ‘the year of tablets’ in Hungary as volume sales doubled in the category over the course of the year amidst negative growth in other consumer electronics categories durable markets, which was due to the limited purchasing power of the...

Apr 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Computers and Peripherals in Romania

Computers and peripherals’ retail sales saw both volume growth (21%) and current value growth (12%) in 2012. Growth is attributable to the improving macroeconomic situation of the country and the strengthening purchasing power of consumers. Overall ...

Apr 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Computers and Peripherals in the Netherlands

Retail sales of computers and peripherals showed positive volume growth in 2013, continuing the rising trend which started in 2011. Whilst sales of desktops continued to decline, portable computers showed 5% retail volume growth in 2013, still ...

Apr 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Computers and Peripherals in the Czech Republic

Sales of computers and peripherals continued to decline in 2012. Czech consumers often did not have enough disposable funds to spend on new devices and were buying these products only when their older devices broke down or when they were too obsolete...

Apr 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Computers and Peripherals in Thailand

Computers and peripherals in Thailand posted an outstanding performance in both volume and retail current value terms in 2013, thanks to the aggressive movement of tablets and other portable computers. Retail volume sales of desktops and netbooks ...

Mar 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Computers and Peripherals in South Korea

Computer and peripherals increased in both retail volume terms and business volume terms in 2013. Desktops declined in retail volume by 2% in 2013, while laptops increased by 3% in retail volume. Netbooks, meanwhile, increased by 3% in retail volume ...

Feb 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Computers and Peripherals in Malaysia

Despite the proliferation of tablets, consumers retained their laptops or desktops for more intense usage, be it at home or the office. However, the need for convenience and portability drove consumers to increasingly replace their desktops with ...

Feb 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Computers and Peripherals in Germany

An increased level of connectivity and mobile computing will continue to play the major role in the German consumer electronics market and especially in the market for computers. Not only young people who want to be able to be connected, in touch ...

Jan 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Computers and Peripherals in Portugal

The adverse economic environment in Portugal was not at all favourable for the development of computers and peripherals towards the end of the review period. The ongoing austerity measures which have been implemented by the government of Portugal in ...

Jan 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Computers and Peripherals in Vietnam

Due to the economic slowdown during 2012-2103, many consumers showed a tendency to reduce their expenditure on unnecessary items like computers and peripherals due to a lack of budget. Therefore, manufacturers cooperated closely with big retailers ...

Jan 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Computers and Peripherals in Singapore

Volume sales of tablets and other portable computers continued to grow in 2013, with 25% increase. This was considered a great decline from the 3,800% growth in 2011 and 38% in 2012, when tablets more popular with the launch of Apple’s iPad 2, ...

Jan 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Computers and Peripherals in Norway

Growth in retail volume sales for the entire computers and peripherals category in 2013 was down on 2012, while current value sales declined. The slowdown in volume growth was partly attributable to increasing maturity. However, it was also due to ...

Jan 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

Global Briefing

The Future of Wearable Electronics : Forecasts, Segmentation and Applications

With growth in tablets and smartphones slowing in 2013, technology companies are looking to wearable electronics as the next major revenue stream. This report analyses the prospects for wearable electronics globally through 2018, including demand ...

Dec 2013 | US$1,200 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Computers and Peripherals in Saudi Arabia

Heavy government investment in developing Saudi Arabia’s technology and internet infrastructure towards the end of the review period combined with efforts to maintain a highly competitive and open market in retail sales of computers and peripherals ...

Dec 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Computers and Peripherals in the Philippines

Volume sales of computers and peripherals recorded 12% growth in 2013. Tablets are anticipated to fuel the robust growth, as they become mainstream due to the widespread availability of economy products. Laptops also contributed to the category’s ...

Dec 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Computers and Peripherals in Egypt

In 2013, retail volume sales of computers and peripherals continued to be strongly driven by the ongoing rise in demand for tablet PCs in Egypt. Tablets in Egypt are seen as a very trendy device and with unit prices falling and thus making these ...

Nov 2013 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details
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