Shipments of personal computers continues to decline globally

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Continue to market devices of personal computers are in decline globally, according to data provided by the company, a market research Gartner ,IDC IDC, although Gartner and DC agreed that 2018 was the year negative, but there is a difference between the two companies on the shipment of larger quantities of devices of personal computers between the HP and Lenovo, while the company Del Dell ranked second undisputed, as is the case in the previous year, and still Gartner and De car that on the market devices, personal computers, Despite the years of decline.

She argued the two companies that the PCs have reached a trough in 2017, while the 2018 decline positive in the third quarter and tried the third quarter at the same level without decline or increase, while the year was generally low, and has participated Gartner figures for the United States, where it is found in the third quarter that Microsoft has penetrated the top 5 vendors for the sediment profile, the content of this site in the fourth quarter, while do not show Microsoft in the global figures.

Estimates by Gartner to lower shipments of computers worldwide personal by 4.3 percent to 68.6 million devices in the fourth quarter of 2018, with the largest six companies, namely Lenovo, HP, Delta, Apple, Asus and Acer, and found Gartner to Lenovo Delta just increased shipments of computers and personal and while each of HP, Apple, Acer and Asus shipped a lower number, while decreased the rest of the companies by 12.9 percent.

At the same time, estimates idc IDC that shipments of devices personal situation at the level of the world has decreased by 3.7 percent to reach 68.1 million devices in the fourth quarter, the decline was in the fourth quarter is the largest since the second quarter of 2016, and The Shape of Lenovo, HP, Delta, Apple, Acer best sellers, retreated while the rest of the companies rose by 11.2 percent.

Found Gartner forecast that 2018 was the sixth year that falls during its shipment of devices of personal computers, with reference to the that the decline was less severe than the last three years, indicated that total shipments of devices around the world amounted to 259.4 million devices in 2018, which is a decrease of 1.3 percent compared with the year 2017, where companies continue to buy computers personal, but still difficult to convince consumers.

Said Makoto Kitagawa Mikako Kitagawa, principal analyst at Gartner: “the vast majority of lower shipments of computers personal, in the year 2018 to weak demand by consumers, where the form of shipments of consumers nearly 40 percent of shipments of computers personal, in the year 2018, compared with 49 percent of shipments in 2014, and the stability of the market in 2018 is due to the stable growth in the computers personal, driven by the update of the operating system Windows 10”.

Found firm IDC that the market for computers, personal declined by 0.4 percent to 258.5 million devices, but warned that a trade war between the United States and China can make things worse, said Massey your journal you Maciek Gornicki, director of research at IDC: “the economic outlook continuing between China and the United States continue to create a lot of uncertainty in the business environment in China”.

“The declining demand for Chinese products in the United States for companies of all sizes in the manufacturing sector in China, which translates in turn to a decrease in purchases of information technology by these companies, it is expected as a result to witness the market of the computers in China, a larger decline during the year, and if escalated the war business, we should expect the extension of influence to other countries due to the expected fluctuations in exchange rates that affect businesses across the region.”


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