'The focus shouldn't be on the market decline, rather the PC industry shipping more than 80 million units when supply chains are still a mess' - IDC

Dell, Apple, and ASUS were the only top-tier vendors that saw year on year global PC shipment growth

Kelsey Rees
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'The focus shouldn't be on the market decline, rather the PC industry shipping more than 80 million units when supply chains are still a mess' - IDC

Global shipments of traditional PCs (desktops, notebooks, and workstations) dipped 5.1 per cent in the first quarter of 2022 but exceeded earlier forecasts.  According to figures from IDC, the PC market is coming off two years of double-digit growth. It claims that while the first quarter decline is a change in this momentum, it doesn't mean the industry is in a downward spiral.  Despite ongoing supply chain and logistical challenges, vendors still shipped 80.5 million PCs during the...

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