US desktop and notebook market sees fourth consecutive quarter of decline

Overall shipments have remained high when compared with pre-pandemic levels despite the Q2 drop

Kelsey Rees
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US desktop and notebook market sees fourth consecutive quarter of decline

US shipments of desktops, notebooks and workstations fell by 23 per cent year on year in the second quarter of 2022 to 19.8 million units.  According to Canalys, notebook shipments slumped 27 per cent following the "unprecedented success" of the Chromebook market a year ago and the further weakening of consumer demand.  Desktops continued to perform well, growing ten per cent as the category has returned to shipment levels comparable to before the pandemic, the research firm said.  M...

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