The latest IDC report has revealed the PC market share of Lenovo, HP, Dell Technologies, Apple and Acer during the first quarter of 2021.
Shipments of PCs, including desktops, notebooks, and workstations, grew 55.2 percent year over year and declined 8 percent quarter-on-quarter to 84 million during the first quarter of 2021.
The growth rate in worldwide PC business was due to the shortages faced in the first quarter of 2020 when the global pandemic began, said Jitesh Ubrani research manager for IDC’s Mobile Device Trackers.
PC market is struggling due to component shortages and logistics issues. Both component shortages and logistics issues have contributed to an increase in average selling prices.
The boom in the PC market as well as increases in average selling prices (ASPs) have been driven by growth in gaming, the need for higher performance notebooks in the enterprise, and increase in demand for touchscreens within the education segment.
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Dell Technologies have lost significant market share in the PC business to rivals such as Lenovo, HP, Apple and Acer.
The PC market share of Dell nosedived to 15.4 percent in Q1 2021 from 19.4 percent in Q1 2020.
Market leader Lenovo has enhanced its share to 24.3 percent from 23.7 percent.
HP has also increased its PC market share to 22.9 percent to from 21.7 percent.
Apple has enhanced its PC market share to 8 percent from 5.8 percent.
Acer has increased its PC market share to 7 percent from 6.2 percent.