Nov 3, 2011
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HP Reigns in the PC Market as Lenovo Heaves to #2 Spot

Synopsis: Market share and rankings of Lenovo and Apple surges. PC market data seems interesting as HP evaluates and calculates whether to rotate its personal systems business.

HP has been consistently stayed on the top in PC market share, whereas Lenovo sprung to #2 spot as it prolongs to gain more in a slow demand market, according to data made available by Gartner & IDC firms.

According to Gartner, PC sales were up by 3.2% from last year, in the third quarter of 2011. Gains are about 3.6% as per IDC analysis. The Q3 PC shipments were little bit on the up side from the Q2 of 2011.

As per Gartner report, HP had 17.7% global market share in the third quarter of 2011, whereas IDC places HP’s share at 18.1%. HP was dominating the U.S. PC market with 28.6% share followed by Dell at 21.9% and Apple at 11.3% as per IDC report.

To be precise and to the point, HP, Lenovo & Apple were at the top of the PC market showing the most growth. Lenovo got a jump in the market by collaborating with NEC. Gartner reports that Smartphones and Tablet PCs might have stolen some share from PC sales, however it’s still growing at decent pace. Let us know your thoughts below in the comment section.


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