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Global PC Shipments Hit 10-Year High in Q3 2020 – Report

Global PC shipments rose 13 percent in the third quarter of 2020 in a new 10-year record, according to a new report from analytics firm Canalys. The report notes that 79.2 million units were shipped in the quarter, which is the most growth the market has seen in the last decade. Canalys highlights that the growth can be attributed to continued demand during the second wave of COVID-19, as some countries and companies continue to invest in longer-term transitions to remote work. “Shipments of laptops and mobile workstations grew 28.3 percent year-on-year. This is in contrast to desktop and desktop workstations, whose shipments were down 26%, according to the report.Lenovo ranked first in the PC market with more than 19 million sh...
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PC shipments grew in Q2 2020 thanks to remote work and school

The COVID-19 pandemic and a pivot to remote work have spurred growth in the long-struggling PC market. PC shipments have mostly fallen over the last few quarters, with a particularly significant dip in Q1 2020 because of the pandemic’s impact on manufacturing. However, both IDC and Gartner report that PC shipments have grown in Q2 despite the slowing economy. IDC says PC shipments have increased by 11.2 percent year-over-year while Gartner puts the growth at 2.8 percent. While that does seem like a significant difference, it’s worth noting that IDC includes Chromebooks in its numbers, Gartner does not. Further, IDC says that the “need for portable computing was highlighted by intense Chromebook demand from both consumers and instit...