Computers are digital equipment for everyday use in homes and for performing day to day activities in offices. These include personal computers (PCs) laptops and tablets. The computers market also comprises computer storage devices, peripheral equipment, system design services and other related services. The computers market includes servers and processors but does not include embedded systems used in automobiles and manufacturing plants.
The top three companies covered are HP, Apple and IBM. Hewlett Packard was the largest company in the computer hardware market in 2017.
The countries covered are USA, China, Germany, Brazil, Japan, UK, Spain, Russia, France, Australia, Italy, India and rest of the world.
Computer Hardware Global Market Size
The global computer hardware market was valued at around $185 billion in 2017. Asia Pacific was the largest region in the computer hardware market in 2017, accounting for nearly 45% market share. The USA was the largest country in the market in 2017, accounting for more than 20% market share.
Computer Hardware Global Market Trend
Internet of Things (IoT) is emerging as the next big trend in the computers market with the ability to create an impact across the business spectrum. Internet of Things merged the physical and online worlds to open up to a host of opportunities for companies, governments and consumers. The IoT is a complex ecosystem with multiple players such as device vendors, communication service providers, software vendors and IT service providers.
Computer Hardware Global Market Segmentation
Computer hardware market segments include Computer Peripheral Equipment, Computer Storage Device and Computers.
Computer Peripheral Equipment connects to a computer system to add functionality.
Computer storage devices are the core components of a computing device. They store almost all the data and applications on a computer except software permanently programmed on the hardware.
Computers are a programmable electronic device designed to accept data, perform prescribed mathematical and logical operations at high speed, and display the results of these operations.