W Europe's Q1 PC shipments fall 20.5% - Gartner

Wednesday 15 May 2013 | 15:29 CET | News
Western European PC shipments fell by 20.5 percent to 12.31 million units in the first quarter, compared to 15.48 million units in the year-earlier period, according to Gartner. All PC segments saw declines, with professional PC shipments down 17.2 percent and consumer PC shipments down 23.7 percent. Overall mobile PC shipments decreased by 24.6 percent and desktop PC shipments contracted by 13.8 percent. The figures exclude tablets, whose popularity is a main reason for the decline in PC sales. Gartner also cites users questioning the suitability of the Windows 8 interface for

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Categories: IT
Companies: Acer / Apple / Asus / Dell EMC / HP / Lenovo / Toshiba
Countries: France / Germany / United Kingdom / Western Europe
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