There will soon be more smart devices on Earth than people iPhone 12

The number of PCs, smartphones, and tablets in use around the world is set to increase to 6.2 billion in 2021, boosted by the shift towards remote working.

Gartner predicts that there will be 125 million more devices in use next year than this year, with the desire for more flexible form factors fuelling a recovery in the smartphone market while also accelerating the long-term decline of desktop PCs.