Lenovo Leads Global PC Shipments in Q3, HP Takes Second Spot: Gartner

Lenovo tops worldwide PC market in flat quarter

Number crunchers at Gartner have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and calculated that the top five PC vendors in the United States now include Microsoft.

Research firm Gartner's figures show that PC shipments grew YoY in the second quarter for the first time since Q1 2012.

In IDC's third-quarter PC rankings, Lenovo was reported as being accountable for 16,152 - 24 percent - of the total devices shipped in the three-month period, while Gartner reported Lenovo as shipping 15,889 units during the same period.

"The PC market continued to be driven by steady corporate PC demand, which was driven by Windows 10 PC hardware upgrades", principal analyst at Gartner Mikako Kitagawa said. Lenovo, on the other hand, has topped the list by acquiring over 23% of the market share. Apple grabbed the No. 4 position with 7.3 percent, while No. 5 Acer took in 6.1 percent.

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The top spot in the U.S. belongs to HP, with about 4.5 million machines sold, ahead of Dell at 3.8 million, Lenovo at 2.3 million, and Apple at 2 million.

While demand from consumers remained weak, strong business sales buoyed the overall market. What's interesting is that in the USA breakdown, we see that Microsoft has made its first appearance in the top five, knocking Acer off the table. At last, we should also mention IDC's 17.2 million units.

The EMEA, Asia-Pacific and Japan markets experienced growth in the third quarter while the United States and Latin America declined. For example, many Windows PC users are building their own rigs, which obviously do not show up in such market reports.

It's not too late for Apple to win back enterprise Mac users who are switching to Windows machines or low-priced Chromebooks, but it's close.

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