Gartner believes that the iPhone X will spur sales in the mobile industry in 2018
Gartner experts believe that next year the total sales of PCs, tablets and smartphones will exceed 2.35 billion units, while sales growth compared to 2017 will amount to 2%. It will be the greatest growth in 2015.
In the study, it was found that today 40% of users their daily tasks with the help of PC and tablet, while 34% of respondents use smartphones. In the survey participated 16537 respondents aged 18 to 74 years. If earlier the main driver of sales was PC, now it is not.
PC sales next year is expected to decline by 4.4%, while mobile phone sales will increase by 2.4 per cent to 1.9 billion units. 86% of them will be smartphones, which is 6% higher than in 2017.
Gartner believes that iPhone X, despite the high price, will spur sales in the mobile industry in North America, China and Western Europe.