This IDC study provides an analysis of trends in the Japan mobile and client computing market in 2014 and 4Q14, explaining the situation in which the market finds itself and providing forecasts of upcoming developments. The devices covered in the report consist of smartphones, tablets, and PCs other than x86 servers. The annual data used in this study consist of results up to 2014 and forecast values from 2015 to 2019. The quarterly data used in the study consist of results up to 4Q14 (October through December) and forecast values from 1Q15 (January through March) onward. All data are current as of February 2015.
IDC Japan PC, Mobile, and Client Solution Senior Market Analyst Hirotoshi Asano says, "There is room to cultivate new demand in the Japan smartphone and tablet commercial market by clearly showing effectiveness measurements for business mobile to companies."
This is a translation of the Japanese document IDC #J15190103 and is summarized to reduce the gap in time since the original version was published.
All of the following sections are, however, fully translated:
- IDC Opinion
- Essential Guidance