When Apple came up with their new innovative product “iPad”, a term was popularised simultaneously, ‘Post-PC era’. With this, many people mistook it to indicate that the PC will die soon and be replaced by tablets and smartphones, but it overcame the challenges and recently witnessed its first significant increase
Worldwide PC shipments totalled 69.9 million units in the first quarter of 2021, an increase of 32% from the first quarter of 2020, according to preliminary results by Gartner. The market rebounded from a weak first quarter of 2020 to record the fastest year-over-year growth since Gartner began tracking the
Worldwide PC shipments totalled 51.6 million units in the first quarter of 2020, a 12.3% decline from the first quarter of 2019, according to preliminary results by Gartner, Inc. After three consecutive quarters of growth, the worldwide PC market experienced its sharpest decline since 2013 due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
After a long spell of negative growth, Gartner found the worldwide PC shipments grew for the first time in six years during the second quarter of 2018 and totaled 62.1 million units in the second quarter reflecting a 1.4 percent increase from the second quarter of 2017. All regions experienced some
Worldwide PC shipments surpassed 85.2 million units in the second quarter of 2011, a 2.3 percent increase from the same period last year, according to preliminary results by Gartner, Inc. “After strong growth in shipments of consumer PCs for four years, driven by strong demand for mini-notebooks and low-priced consumer notebooks, the market is shifting to modest, but steady growth. The slow overall growth indicates that the PC market is still in a period of adjustment, which began in the second half of 2010.” said Mikako Kitagawa, principal analyst at Gartner.