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China's computer market to recover 4% by 2024 says Canalys
After an 18% decline in 2023, Canalys predicts Mainland China's PC market will recover with a 4% rise by 2024, backed by IT investments from corporates.
PC market continues on downward spiral as global volumes drop
While most of the top 5 vendors experienced double-digit declines during the quarter, Apple experienced an outsized decline.
Decline in Australia, NZ PC markets in second quarter of 2023
Australia and New Zealand's traditional PC market sees YoY decline in 2Q23, with Australia down 5.1% and New Zealand down 10.3%, according to IDC.
PC market finally on road to recovery - IDC report
The road to recovery for PCs has been challenging coming off explosive years in 2020 and 2021, but signs of growth are finally returning, IDC finds.
Weak demand and changing IT budgets causes drop in PC shipments
Global PC shipments continue to decline, falling 13.4% in 2Q23, marking the sixth consecutive quarter of contraction, according to IDC.
NZ's PC market narrows over high inflation concerns
As demand tapered, retailers continued to offer aggressive promotions to reduce the growing inventory. Vendors also incentivised channel to take on more stock.
Decline in consumer demand sees Australia's PC market drop
The decline was due to the decline in consumer demand, growing inflation concerns, and excess inventory levels.
Global PC shipments decline another 15% in 3Q22 – IDC
Shipment volumes remain well above pre-pandemic levels when PC volumes were largely driven by commercial refreshes.
PC and tablet shipments set to decline in 2022 and 2023
Tumultuous times are ahead for the PC and tablet markets, according to a new forecast from the International Data Corporation.
Worldwide shipments of PCs fall by more than 15% in Q2 2022
The IDC says global shipments of traditional PCs dropped by 15.3% year over year, to only 71.3 million units in the second quarter of 2022.
PC shipments have slowed, but overall demand remains strong
Shipments of traditional PCs, including desktops, notebooks, and workstations, declined 5.1% in the first quarter of 2022, but exceeded earlier forecasts.
Supply chain issues and low demand for Chomebooks drives down PC shipments
Global PC shipments declined by 5% in Q4 2021, marking the first year-over-year decline in six quarters, according to Gartner.
Growth streak for traditional PCs continues during holiday quarter
Worldwide PC shipments grew by 1% in Q4 2021, reaching 92.7 million units, while total shipments in 2021 reached 348.8 million units - the highest since 2012.
PC shipments decline 2% in Q3 — but numbers still ahead of pre-pandemic levels
Global shipments of PCs, including tablets, fell by 2% to 122.1 million units, Canalys confirmed in new research.
PC shipments grow despite supply chain woes - IDC
Shipments reached 86.7 million units in the third quarter of this year, marking the sixth consecutive quarter of growth.
Q2 2021 sees 13% growth in global PC shipments
Notebook and mobile workstation shipments, in particular, had a good quarter, growing 15% year on year in Q2 2021 and reaching 66.7 million units.
Weak 2020 buoys strong first quarter growth for PC shipments
Backlogs on orders from 2020, particularly for notebooks, were a key driver, though new demand is also a factor as smaller businesses begin their recoveries.
IDC: New Zealand PC market has strongest year ever in 2020
Demand for education devices and switches to notebooks leads to strongest year of PC shipments in New Zealand, according to IDC research.
PC & smartphone markets on strong growth trajectory in 2021 - IDC
Worldwide smartphone shipments could achieve a 5.5% growth rate this year - and PC shipment rates will also grow 18.2%.
2021 will be a 'blockbuster' year for PC market
The global PC market is expected to grow 8% in 2021, with total shipments reaching 496.8 million units, according to Canalys.
Tablets and Chromebooks set all-time high shipment records in Q4 2020
Global PC market (including tablets) saw annual growth in Q4 2020, with shipments hitting 143.7 million units, up 35% YoY, says Canalys.
Surge in PC demand expected to continue - IDC
The ongoing surge in PC demand is expected to continue as work from home and remote education needs mix with the holiday spending season.
PC market shipments grow 13% to break 10-year record
PC market shipments grew 13% in the third quarter of 2020, breaking a 10-year record, according to new figures released by Canalys.
Work from home demand sees Australian PC market flourish
Australian PC market grows 35.2% in Q2 2020, driven by commercial and consumer segments, according to new IDC figures.