Canalys and Gartner analyse the factors behind the PC market's 'watershed year'

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Canalys and Gartner analyse the factors behind the PC market's 'watershed year'

Data shows PC sales continued to grow in 2021 but analytsts were split on performance in Q4

Canalys and Gartner data shows PC shipments in 2021 jumped to around 340 million, but both offered different assessments on the success of Q4 2021 for PC sales. Gartner research shows 339.8 million units were shipped in 2021, a 9.9 per cent increase from its 2020 figure, while Canalys figures showed a larger jump of 15 per cent from its own prior year figure to reach 341 million units. We break down the full-year and fourth quarter figures from both analyst houses. Successful 2021 Overall,...

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