In One Chart The rise and fall of the PC in one chart

Curated by Paul Helmick

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  • Worldwide growth of smartphone shipments skyrocketed by 1,000% between 2007, when there were 124 million shipments, and 2015, when shipments topped 1.4 billion, according to data from industry tracker IDC.
  • PCs, meanwhile, have been on the decline since peaking at 362 million in 2011, dropping by more than 20% over the past four years alone, according to Gartner.
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