In the first quarter of the market for traditional PCs for the first time in five years showed an increase. Mainly due to HP
According to analysts IDC, global shipments of traditional PCs, under which the source means desktops, laptops and workstations in the first quarter of this year amounted to 60.3 million units.
This was 0.6 percent more than in the same period last year, while earlier forecasts said that shipments will decrease by 1.8%. Despite the meager growth, it was the first time in five years.
Partly on the growth of supply has affected the growth of prices of some components (memory, drives). The producers decided to increase the export of goods before prices rise even more.
A market leader in the first quarter were HP. The company shipped 13.1 million PCs, increasing sales by a record 13.1 per cent and taking 21.8% market share. In second place is Lenovo with 12.3 million delivered devices, growth of 1.7% and a share of 20,4% of the market. The honourable third place from Dell. The manufacturer was able to increase deliveries by 6.2% to 9.6 million, which corresponds to 15.9% of the market. Also in the top five included Apple (4.2 million, 7% of the market, growth of 4.1%) and Acer (4.1 million, a 6.8% market growth by 2.9%).