The crisis in the PC market is confirmed by the data processed by Counterpoint ResearchAccording to shipments in the third quarter will be collapsed by 15.5% every year. It is a value in line with that reported by IDC two weeks ago that once again illustrates the difficulties faced by a sector that is no longer able to rise again after the pandemic period boom.
Between July and September 71.1 million PCs shippedmodal number b Weak demand and unfavorable economic conditions (primarily inflation). The situation does not appear to need improvement in the short term: Analysts agree that the last quarter of the year and 2023 will follow the same negative trend recorded recently. The only positive observation – if we can say so – is that shipment levels in the second half of 2022 will remain above pre-pandemic levels.
The market leader is LenovoAlthough important Shipments decreased by 16%. On an annual basis, it increased from 20.1 million units in the third quarter of 2021 to 16.9 million currently. Similar situation to almost all other subjects working in the sector: HP decreased from 17.3 million to 12.7 million computers shipped (-27%), Del It reported a decrease of 21% (from 15.2 to 12 million units), which is slightly better but still decreasing ASUS (-9%, from 6 to 5.5 million units).
It makes history by itself apple who scores a + 7%With shipments increasing from 7.3 to 7.9 million units: the new MacBook Air and MacBook Pro 13, both equipped with an Apple M2 processor, had a positive effect in this case.
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