COVID-19 AND THE PC INDUSTRY- According to Analysts, the total shipment of desktops, notebook, e-books and workstations have reached 72.9 million units, up by almost 9 per cent from a year ago.
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HP leads the the list of record shipments of 18.1 million clients PCs followed by Lenovo with 17.4 million units and 7 per cent growth.
Due to the covid-19 pandemic, pc sales went up cause of the stay at home restrictions and everyone working at home with the online learning going on.
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HP and Lenovo shipped out the most PCs, according to gartner, at over 16 million each. Dell followed by 10 million, and apple, Acer and asus trailed at about 4 million each. Chromebooks and Ipads weren’t included in the data according to Gartner.
‘Technology is growing faster than expected, looking back the past five years .The strong demand driven by work-from-home as well as e-learning needs has surpassed previous expectations and has once again put the PC at the center of consumers tech portfolio’, Jitesh Ubrani, research manager for IDC’s Mobile Device Trackers report, said in a prepared statement released by the company. ‘what remains to be seen is if this demand and high level of usage continues during a recession and into the post COVID-19 world, since budget are shrinking while schools and workplaces reopen’
looking at the technology age, mobile PC growth was particularly strong driven by several factors including business continuity for remote working,