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Olga Blinkova | 10/12/2020
Given that the coronavirus is not losing ground, many people are striving to equip their remote workplaces with quality. PC sales have skyrocketed since 2011 according to Canalys
In the third quarter of 2020, global PC shipments grew 12.7% year-over-year to 79.2 million units. Sales of laptops and mobile workstations increased by 28.3%
compared to last year, up to 64 million units. At the same time, sales of desktop PCs decreased by 26%.
The main lucky ones in the third quarter were Lenovo, which increased shipments by 11.4% to 19.3 million units, and HP, which increased sales by 11.9% to 18.7 million units. But companies
Dell was out of luck, with shipments down 0.5% to 11.9 million PCs. Apple is in fourth place with sales growth of 13.2% to 6.4 million devices. Closes the top five Acer leaders, increasing
deliveries by 15% to 5.6 million units.
Analysts are seeing a powerful wave of demand from both the corporate segment and the consumer sector. In some countries, the authorities actively contribute to the process: for example, in
The UK government has provided students with 100,000 laptops so that they don’t have problems with distance learning.
It is noted that as the border between home, office and school is blurred due to the pandemic, people need devices with a good level of mobility, Internet access, powerful
battery, acceptable audio level and high quality screen.
With the coronavirus still in place, PC demand is expected to remain strong for quite some time.
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