Videogame sales are flat or declining, he said, while mobile computers may be gaining some traction with new form factors: “Convertible” or “hybrid” computers that can function as tablets may erase memories of the failure of “ultrabooks.”
While many consumers are using tablets instead of a second television, Koenig said interest is growing in “jumbo” TVs with screens of 60 inches or larger.
“More and more sales are starting to happen at this super jumbo size,” he said.
However, so-called ultra HD televisions remain slow to capture the market because of their steep price tags of several thousand dollars. according to the CEA/GfK forecast, which showed the segment capturing just 5 percent of the US market by 2016.