Toni Hwang, DIGITIMES Research; Yvonne Yu, DIGITIMES
Friday 5 June 2009
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First-quarter shipments dropped only 1.1% sequentially as shipments in February and March increased significantly due to rush orders from China. Monitor vendors and OEM makers also helped boost shipments with their inventory replenishments.
In 2018, global server shipments will grow 8.5% to reach 13.73 million units. Digitimes Research estimates server shipments worldwide will grow at a CAGR of 6.5% during the period 2017-2022, with growth mainly driven by large-scale data centers and the China market.
Digitimes Research estimates total shipments of smartphone APs worldwide will grow 1.5% on year to 1.67 billion units in 2018. The slowing growth in the smartphone market means global smartphone AP shipments will only grow at a mild pace in the next few years, reaching 1.77 billion units in 2021.