The Retail Market for Laptop Computers in the US: Market Research Report

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The Retail Market for Laptop Computers Market Research Report | Retail Market Reports | Computers & Audio Visual Equipment Retail Market | Dec 2014

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IBISWorld’s The Retail Market for Laptop Computers market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Apple Inc. Apple Inc. market share
Dell Dell market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Due to a number of factors, the laptop market has experienced aggressive growth over the last five years. First, computer products are quickly becoming essential household items, with the percentage of households with at least one computer growing. Additionally, rapid technological advancements combined with efficient production methods have caused retail prices to drop dramatically over the past decade, making computers more affordable than ever before. The laptop market will benefit from the growing popularity of ultrabooks, laptops with reduced size and weight, extended battery life and comparable product performance. In the five years to 2019, industry revenue is expected to increase.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Since the introduction of the first commercial laptops in the 1980s, notebooks computers have gotten increasingly powerful and closer in performance to their desktop counterparts. Computer manufacturers have increased their laptop product ranges to include small netbooks to the larger desktop replacement models. Nevertheless, one factor has remained constant: the pursuit of more computing power, greater efficiency and lighter weight.

Full-size laptops

Full-size laptops account for the majority of laptop sales. These laptops are the most popular due to their all-around versatility. Not only are they relatively inexpensive, they also work well for day-to-day computing tasks and offer the portability consumers have come to expect of laptops... purchase to read more


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What is the The Retail Market for Laptop Computers Industry?

This retail market for laptops includes laptop sales made through traditional brick-and-mortar outlets, online websites and by mail order. Laptops are considered personal computers for mobile use but do not include tablet devices or smartphones.

Industry Products
NetbooksSubnotebookFull-size laptopDesktop replacement
Industry Activities
Selling full-size laptopsSelling desktop replacement laptopsSelling netbooksSelling subnotebooks

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