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Worldwide PC shipments decline in Q4 2011

Thursday 12 January 2012 | 13:44 CET | News
Worldwide PC shipments totalled 92.2 million units in the fourth quarter of 2011, a 1.4 percent decline from the fourth quarter of 2010, according to a study by Gartner. Hard-disk drive (HDD) shortages triggered by the October 2011 floods in Thailand had a limited impact on fourth-quarter PC shipments and prices. However, Gartner analysts said a major impact will be felt, and this is expected to materialise in the first half of 2012, and potentially continue throughout 2012. These shortages will temporarily lower PC shipment growth during 2012. HP retained its number one position in the Q4,

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