0
IT

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

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

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

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

French tablet sales seen soaring 36% at Christmas

Published 06 Dec 2013 09:02 CET | France
French tablet sales are projected to rise 36 percent to EUR 2 billion for Christmas, showing much faster growth than the number ...

Lenovo becomes top PC maker in Q2

Published 11 Jul 2013 09:11 CET | World
Lenovo moved into the top position in the global PC market in the second quarter, as the Chinese manufacturer outperformed a ...

Global security software revenue grew 7.9% in 2012

Published 30 May 2013 15:58 CET | World
Worldwide security software revenue totalled USD 19.2 billion in 2012, a 7.9 percent increase year-over-year from USD 17.7 ...

Flink meer winst voor Lenovo

Published 23 May 2013 09:01 CET | World
Lenovo heeft zijn omzet over het eerste kwartaal van zijn gebroken boekjaar met 4,5 procent zien stijgen naar 7,8 miljard dollar. ...

Groei voor Android, daling voor BlackBerry - Gartner

Published 15 May 2013 15:39 CET | World
In het eerste kwartaal van dit jaar zijn er wereldwijd 426 miljoen mobiele telefoons verkocht. Dat is een stijging van 0,7 ...

Tablet shipments grow 117% to 40.6 mln units in Q1

Published 24 Apr 2013 17:15 CET | World
Global shipments of branded tablets, excluding e-readers and convertible PCs, rose 117 percent to 40.6 million units in the first ...

PC sales worse than expected in Q1 - IDC

Published 11 Apr 2013 09:29 CET | World
The drop in global PC sales was worse than expected in the first quarter, according to estimates from IDC. The market researcher ...

PC shipments in Q1 plunge to lowest levels since Q2 2009

Published 11 Apr 2013 05:01 CET | World
Worldwide PC shipments totaled 79.2 million units in this year's first quarter, a 11.2 percent decline from the first quarter of ...

Western Europe PC market drops 11.7% in Q4

Published 14 Feb 2013 15:47 CET | Western Europe
PC shipments in Western Europe totalled 15.3 million units in the fourth quarter, a decline of 11.7 percent compared with the ...

Tablets demand leads to 4.9% fall in Q4 PC sales

Published 14 Jan 2013 13:59 CET | World
Worldwide PC shipments totaled 90.3 million units in the fourth quarter of 2012, a 4.9 percent decline from the fourth quarter of ...

Western Europe PC shipments decline 15.4% in Q3

Published 08 Nov 2012 13:59 CET | Western Europe
PC shipments in Western Europe totalled 13.6 million units in the third quarter, a 15.4 percent decline compared with the same ...

West Europe PC market declines 2.4% in Q2

Published 09 Aug 2012 14:01 CET | Western Europe
PC shipments in Western Europe totalled to13.6 million units in the second quarter, a 2.4 percent decline compared with the ...