PC shipments in the fourth quarter of 2019 were 71.8 million units, an increase from the same period of the previous year, and the end of support for Windows 7 is a big boost
IDC , a market researcher specializing in IT, released research data on PC shipments in the fourth quarter of 2019. PC shipments in the fourth quarter of 2019 were 71.8 million units, up 4.8% year-on-year.
Traditional PC Volumes Close Out an Impressive 2019 with Fourth Quarter Growth of 4.8%, According to IDC
According to IDC research, 71.8 million PCs were shipped in the fourth quarter of 2019. This is the highest single-quarter PC shipment in four years since Q4 2015. PC shipments increased by 2.7% in 2019 compared to the previous year, and this is the first yearly increase in PC shipments since 2011 (up 1.7%).
It seems that 2019 was a year in which PC shipments increased year-on-year in three quarters, and it was remarkable that PC demand still remained throughout the year. `` Despite the challenges ahead in the PC market, demand for emerging form factors and mobile computing will continue to soar in 2019, but PC demand still remains, '' said Ryan Reis of IDC. It's been a year to understand this clearly. '
Top 5 PC Shipments in Q4 2019, Shipments (4Q19 Shipments), Market Share (4Q19 Market Share), Shipments in Previous Year (4Q18 Shipments), Market Share in Last Year (4Q18 Market Share)・ The following graph summarizes the growth rate (4Q19 / 4Q18 Growth) compared to the same period of the previous year.
Lenovo shipped the most PCs, with 17,832,000 units and 24.8% market share. HP's 17.17 million units (23.9%) followed by Dell's 12.463 million units (17.4%), showing that the top three companies account for more than 66% of global PC shipments. It is also important to note that all three companies have increased their shipments by more than 5% year-on-year.
In comparison, Apple ranked fourth, with 4.72 million units shipped, with a market share of just 6.6%. Shipments decreased by 5.3% compared to the same period of the previous year. IDC said that Apple's Mac shipments declined year-over-year, `` Apple's continued momentum in areas such as the iPad and iPhone is much more than offset by the decline in Mac shipments. '' It is written.
In the PC market as a whole, PC shipments in the fourth quarter of 2019 were 71.78 million units, an increase of 4.8% compared to the same period of the previous year.
The following graph similarly shows the share of PC shipments throughout 2019. The top five remain the same as in Q4 2019, with no significant change in market share. PC shipments in 2019 were 266.69 million units, an increase of 2.7% from the previous year.
In addition, the height of PC demand in 2019 is said to have been driven by the fact that many companies migrated to PCs equipped with Windows 10 along with `` Windows 7 support will end in January 2020 '' is.
According to IDC in the Japanese PC market, 'PC shipments increased in the fourth quarter of 2019 following the end of support for Windows 7. Consumer PCs may show strong growth in 2020 There are, however, products for businesses that need to live up to expectations. '
Similarly , research firm Gartner has published data on PC shipments. According to Gartner, PC shipments in the fourth quarter of 2019 were 7.06 million units, up 2.3% year-on-year.
Gartner Says Worldwide PC Shipments Grew 2.3% in 4Q19 and 0.6% for the Year
Gartner also claims that the increase in PC shipments in the fourth quarter of 2019 was a major factor due to the `` end of support for Windows 7 in January 2020 '', saying `` China, Eurasia, emerging Asia / Pacific etc. Many companies in emerging territories have not yet upgraded their PCs to Windows 10 and PC shipments have grown (especially in the business market) even after Windows 7 ended support in January 2020. Is expected to continue. '
In addition, Gartner sees that `` Intel CPU shortage '' starting from the middle of 2019 and ongoing at the time of article creation has greatly affected the number of PC shipments of the top three companies (LenovoHPHPDell) in PC shipments. He pointed out that more PCs could be shipped without the 'lack of Intel CPUs'.
Gartner's Top 6 PC Shipments in the Fourth Quarter of 2019 and Their Shipments (4Q19 Shipments), Market Share (4Q19 Market Share), Shipments in the Same Period Last Year (4Q18 Shipments), Market Share in the Same Period of Last Year (4Q18 Market) Share) ・ The following graph summarizes the growth rate (4Q19 / 4Q18 Growth) compared to the same period of the previous year.
Gartner's PC shipment data includes ASUS, in addition to the five companies listed in the IDC graph. Lenovo shipped the most PCs at 17.498,000 units, with a market share of 24.8%. This is followed by HP's 16.129 million units with a market share of 22.8%, and Dell's 12.114,000 units with a market share of 17.2%. The top three companies also account for 65% of the total. According to Gartner research, Apple shipped 5.262,000 Macs in the fourth quarter of 2019, with a 7.5% market share and 3% year-over-year declines.
The following graph similarly shows the share of PC shipments throughout 2019. PC shipments were 261.237 million units in 2019, a 0.6% increase from the previous year.
Gartner predicts that the consumer PC market will continue to decline over the next five years with a view to the future. Product innovations will enable the entire PC market to sustain sustainable growth. Is one of the key factors in the industry. ”In order for the PC market to continue to grow, technological innovation that will attract the attention of consumers will be required.
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