US PC revenue up 40 per cent in Q1 despite fall in shipments

The market was driven up by inflation and a shift away from cheaper education and consumer devices in favour of higher-value models

Kelsey Rees
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US PC revenue up 40 per cent in Q1 despite fall in shipments

US PC shipments (desktops, notebooks and workstations) reached 19.5 million units in the first quarter of 2022, down 14 per cent year on year.  According to figures from Canalys, desktop shipments continued to bounce back in the region, up 33 per cent as workers returned to offices in larger numbers. Notebook shipments fell 22 per cent, mostly due to the drop-off in Chromebook purchasing for education, which peaked in early 2021.  Tablet shipments stayed healthy with five per cent gr...

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