New Delhi: Lenovo’s worldwide PC shipments fell almost 12 per cent within the fourth quarter (This autumn) of 2021, the primary interval of year-over-year decline because the first quarter of 2020. Nonetheless, with a 24.6 per cent market share, Lenovo remained the highest vendor within the international PC market, in keeping with a Gartner report. The decline was because of the slowed US market, weak Chromebook demand and provide chain points, which impeded Lenovo’s capacity to produce PCs to enterprise clients.
These components additionally contributed to HP’s 4 per cent year-over-year decline. Nevertheless, HP’s decline was tempered by strong progress within the Asia-Pacific market. HP with 21.1 per cent share was second, adopted by Dell with 19.5 per cent international market share in This autumn. Worldwide PC shipments totalled 88.4 million models within the fourth quarter of 2021, a 5 per cent lower from the fourth quarter of 2020.
That is the primary year-over-year decline following six consecutive quarters of progress. For the 12 months, PC shipments reached 339.8 million models in 2021, a 9.9 per cent improve from 2020, stated the report.
“A sharp decline in the US PC market, caused by ongoing supply chain issues and the collapse in demand for Chromebooks, drove this quarter’s slowdown,” stated Mikako Kitagawa, analysis director at Gartner. “This probably signifies the tip of the large and surprising progress in PC demand triggered by the pandemic.
The highest three distributors within the worldwide PC market remained unchanged within the fourth quarter of 2021. Dell gained market share this era after notching a fifth consecutive quarter of progress. Cargo quantity exceeded 17 million models for the primary time within the firm’s historical past, led by robust efficiency in Latin America, EMEA and Asia Pacific. “The pandemic significantly changed business and consumer PC user behaviour, as people had to adopt to new ways of working and living,” stated Kitagawa.