Moreover, Gartner also found that sales in the Asia Pacific region and Latin America have continued to grow. However, PC sales in the United States were "falling sharply", down 8% from the same period.
Among top suppliers, Hewlett-Packard Co occupies the top position in the PC market. Its annual shipments are up 6.6%, accounting for 16.1% of the market share. Lenovo is second, although its sales have fallen by nearly 1%. Private - held DELL sales grew by nearly 1%, while Apple Corp grew by 1.4%.
In the United States, HP's growth was only 1.6%, but second DELL fell 12.3%. Apple sales fell 1.6% to third, with a market share of 13%. Lenovo's sales in the United States fell by 23.6%.
According to Gartner analyst Mikako Gava Mikako Kitagawa, PC sales in the United States are falling not only because PCs are no longer the best gifts for the holidays. There are too many other factors competing for consumer capital, such asAmazonThe intelligent sound box Echo with voice function.
IDC, a well-known market research company, today published the global PC market statistics report in the fourth quarter of 2017. The report showed that the global PC shipments reached 70 million 600 thousand in the fourth quarter of last year, up 0.7% from a year earlier, and ushered in the first growth of 6 years. But the same is that the serious decline in the US PC market has been fully proven compared with other countries and regions around the world.
"More and more PC are starting to provide full day battery life, high portability, and can meet new uses that require more computational performance. In this case, a small number of consumers are seriously considering whether to buy these upgraded PC, "said IDC Research Manager Zhou Jie (Jay Chou).
Although consumer demand in Europe and the Middle East continues to grow, PC shipments in the US are declining along with the shrinking of desktop and notebook sales, indicating that mobile devices are still the main computing devices of American consumers.