PC shipments in the second quarter of 2017 decreased for 11 consecutive quarters and the lowest result in 2007

It was a decline for 11 consecutive quarters from the announcement of worldwide PC shipments of Q2 (April to June) by the survey company Gartner and it turned out that it was the lowest in 2007 as a result of the second quarter .

Gartner Says Worldwide PC Shipments Declined 4.3 Percent in Second Quarter of 2017

The provisional value of PC shipments of 2017 Q2 by Gartner was 61.1 million units, which was a very weak result of a 4.3% decrease compared with the same period last year.

The table below summarizes the number of PCs shipped worldwide in 2017 Q2 notebook PCs and desktop PCs. In addition, Ultra mobile terminals of high price range such as Surface series are included in the number, iPad and Chromebook are not included. The top shipping volume was HP, up 3.3% compared to the same period of the previous year, and among the top manufacturers fought well with DELL. By contrast, Lenovo, which decreased by 8.4% compared with the same period last year, resulted in the transfer of top position to HP following Q1 (January to March) in 2017. By the way, Lenovo said it was a slump that shipped down in all major regions.

In the North American market situation, ASUS stagnation is outstanding among the main manufacturers, and Apple, which was delayed in introducing new products, also failed. Sales for Windows PCs and Macs seem to have been sluggish as a result of the trend towards the education market where Chromebooks are growing.

In the European market there is postponement of PC procurement by some British companies due to the uncertainty of British elections, overall sales are poor but Russia is continuing to improve shipments supported by a stable economy And that. In the Asia-Pacific region, where the impact of Indian and Chinese markets is strongly reflected, it has declined by 5.1% from the same period last year.

Gartner analysts talked about why overall PC shipments were sluggishMikako · Kagawa"The rise in PC prices due to parts shortage in DRAM, SSD, and LCD panels has had a bad influence on PC shipments in Q2 in 2017. Some manufacturers will increase the cost of parts without increasing the final price of the product We absorbed it, but many other manufacturers raised the price of the product, "he said. The rise in PC prices has resulted in poor shipment volumes. In sales to companies that introduce large quantities of PCs compared with general consumers, the response to price increases is very sensitive, and in the midst of high material prices, until the price rises, the purchase of PCs There seems to be a tendency to postpone.

According to Gartner's survey, Dell, which considers PC sales as the top priority business, recorded a shipment volume increase for the fifth consecutive quarter from the same period last year, and the PC business seems to be demodulating.

The survey company IDC said that since the tablet PC growth rate is high, the PC market will start to recover from 2019ExpectationHowever, Gartner's findings seems to suggest that the PC winter era will continue for some time from the high price of PC price.

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