Notebook shipments fell from all the major manufacturers, including contract
According to the source, the five largest manufacturers of laptops said aggregate supply drop by 23% compared to the previous quarter. The leaders of the ODM segment also recorded a decline of orders by 25% in comparison with the beginning of the summer.
This explains the increased inventories and falling demand for chromebooks over the summer season. Also in the list of reasons got slow deliveries in connection with the imminent release of new models and aggressive pricing of some players in Europe and North America.
In particular, reported a 40 percent drop in shipments from Lenovo and HP. Dell main decline occurred in the corporate segment and chromebooks.