Lenovo reclaims top spot in global PC market

Quarry Bay: Lenovo acquired a major chunk of the PC industry in the third quarter of 2018 as per latest estimates by both IDC and Gartner.

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 67.2 million units in the third quarter of 2018, where Lenovo secured 24 per cent of the global market share. Following close second is HP with close to 22 per cent share, followed by Dell at 17 per cent.

According to Gartner, the PC shipments witnessed flat growth in the Q3, 2018. The firm noted that the shipments increased by 0.1 per cent y-o-y, while IDC noticed a slip of 0.9 per cent.

However, in the US market alone, HP reigns the list with 30 percent market share with Dell and Lenovo following up at 25.9 per cent and 15 per cent.

The top five companies in terms of Q3, 2018 market share are Lenovo, HP, Dell, Acer Group, and Apple. For Gartner, top vendors in the US are HP, Dell, Lenovo, Apple, and Microsoft.