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Jeff Lin

About Jeff Lin

Jeff is a Value Chain Analyst at DisplaySearch and specializes in panel sourcing and desktop monitor market analysis.
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8 Million Chromebooks to Ship in 2014, 5% of Global Notebook PC Market

According to the Quarterly Mobile PC Shipment and Forecast Report, notebook PC shipments will reach 167M in 2014, an 8% Y/Y decline. The reasons for the decline are mainly the maturity of the notebook PC market, slowdown in Windows 8 replacement, and in the consumer market, low-priced tablet PCs. Continue Reading

Leading Tablet PC Brands Reduce 2013 Targets

We recently pointed out that 2013 would be the year in which smaller tablet PC shipments (especially 7” and 8”) would surpass larger tablet PC shipments (such as 9.7” and 10.1”). Tablet PCs are starting to overlap with larger smart phones, as well as with ultra-slim notebook PCs.  Continue Reading