Notebook PC shipments will achieve growth of 1 percent in 2023 if the Russia-Ukraine war can be successfully concluded by end of 2022, new research from Omdia said. Notebook PC shipments will drop 15.5 percent in 2022.
Virtual Reality/Mixed Reality (VR/MR) is set to become the driving force for future notebook growth particularly in the electric vehicle (EV) market. The continuous improvement of semiconductor manufacturing processes in high-end notebook PCs will see them gradually replacing desktop PCs and EV developers directly using laptops with VR/MR.
The industry must take note of these critical market issues as the slowdown in the US’ green energy transformation plan could negatively impact demand for EVs and subsequent future growth momentum for notebook PCs and notebook PC with VR/MR by EV developers, Jeff Lin, Senior Principal Analyst for Omdia’s Notebook PC / Tablet practice said.