Worldwide PC market flat in Q2

Thursday 12 July 2012 | 09:04 CET | News
Worldwide PC shipments totaled 87.5 million units in the second quarter, a decline of 0.1 percent from the second quarter of 2011, according to a study by Gartner. The weak performance was due to the poor economic conditions as well as consumer interest shifting to smartphones and tablets. Gartner said the new Ultrabook segment had yet to generate significant volumes. HP continued lead worldwide PC shipments and accounted for 14.9 percent of the market, but its global shipments declined 12.1 percent. Lenovo's shipment growth continued to exceed the worldwide average, narrowing the market

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Categories: IT / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Acer / Apple / Asus / Dell EMC / HP / Lenovo
Countries: World
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