Post-PC Era by the Numbers: List of Top Post-PC Stats


Here’s a list of key statistics on the Post-PC era, put them together in preparation for a keynote at SYZYGY‘s conference later this month on digital innovation.  In the spirit of sharing, we thought you’d find them useful.  Bottom line, for digital innovation in or out of the social sphere, focus efforts on creating Post-PC experiences. Need convincing? – Check out these stats.

The Post-PC era is a market trend involving a decline in the sales of traditional desktop and notebook personal computers in favour of post-PC smart connected devices such as tablets, smartphones and sensor-based gadgets. Post-PC devices are characterised by connectivity and portability, natural interfaces and sensor inputs, and often make use of cloud technology.

PC Decline

Smartphone Rise

Tablet Rise


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