Smartphones will continue to lead the charge in sales of computing devices, with tablets + hybrid laptops a distant second.
Research firm IDC projects that shipments of smart connected devices (anything from smartphones to desktops) will increase by 15.6% this year and reach almost 1.8 billion units. Sales should continue growing year over year and reach 2.4 billion units in 2018.
But most of this growth is due to just one category: smartphones. By 2018, for every PC shipped, no less than 6 smartphones will be sold. Read More