PC shipments decline slows to 1.5% in Q4 - IDC

Thursday 12 January 2017 | 13:09 CET | News
The total shipments of traditional PCs (desktop, notebook, and workstation) om the fourth quarter fell 1.5 percent from the year before to 70.2 million units, according to the IDC, which said the data showed a continuing trend towards stabilisation. The segment has been in decline since 2012. For the full year, shipments declined 5.7 percent to 260 million units, constrained by high inventory, free Windows 10 upgrades, and difficult comparisons to commercial replacements in 2014 that were fueled by the end of support for Windows XP. However, from mid-2016 and particularly the fourth quarter,

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Companies: Apple / Asus / HP / Lenovo / Screenforce
Countries: World
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