Decline in global PC sales slows to 0.5% - Gartner

Thursday 9 October 2014 | 16:26 CET | News
Worldwide PC shipments declined just 0.5 percent year-on-year to 79.4 million units in the third quarter, as the downward trend of the past three years continued to ease off. Preliminary data released by Gartner showed a similar situation to the second quarter of the year, with growth in mature markets offset by a decline in shipments in emerging markets. The attention of consumers is slowly going back to PC purchases as tablet penetration reached the 40-50 percent range, said Gartner, adding that for the first time, the sum of the top five vendors' share reached two-thirds of worldwide PC

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Companies: Acer / Asus / Dell EMC / HP / Lenovo
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