PC shipments record the highest growth in the last 10 years with the new Corona

Demand for PCs surged due to 'special demand for telecommuting' caused by the pandemic of the new coronavirus infection (COVID-19), and PC shipments reached the highest level since 2010 'up 12.7% year-on-year' Was reported by technology analytics firm Canalys. According to reports, the astonishing sales of notebook PCs, which increased by 28.3% year-on-year, have contributed significantly to the increase in PC shipments.

Canalys Newsroom- Canalys: PC market shipments grow a stellar 13% in Q3 2020 to break 10-year record


The pandemic has changed the trajectory of the PC, as 'stellar growth' beats 10 year record --MSPoweruser

In recent years, with the advent of smartphones, the total number of PCs shipped has continued to decline year by year. Under these circumstances, in the first quarter of 2020, the supply chain was hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, and shipments decreased by 10% year-on-year, recording a record low.

PC shipments in the first quarter of 2020 decreased by about 10% year-on-year due to the impact of the new coronavirus, while PC demand rose sharply --GIGAZINE

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However, sales surged in the second quarter of 2020 due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The rapid growth in shipments has continued since then, and shipments in the third quarter of 2020 reached 79 million units, an increase of 12.7% from the same period of the previous year.

According to Canalys, 'laptops' are driving this rapid growth. Shipments of desktop PCs and desktop workstations were down 26% year-on-year, while shipments of laptops and mobile workstations were strong, up 28.3% year-on-year.

Canalys also measures shipments by manufacturer. Lenovo (approximately 19.27 million units, up 11.4% year-on-year) ranked first in shipments in the third quarter of 2020. 2nd place is Hewlett-Packard (about 18.66 million units, up 11.9%), 3rd place is DELL (about 11.99 million units, down 0.5%), 4th place is Apple (about 63.72 million units, up 13.2%), 5th place It was Acer (about 17.28 million units, up 15.0%).

Regarding the PC market, which is showing strong sales due to the pandemic, Ishan Dutt, who belongs to the analyst division of Canalys, said, 'The government realized that PC access is important for maintaining economic activity during the pandemic, and the finances We are implementing measures such as full-scale support and full-scale introduction of devices. We anticipate that IT-related spending, including investment in PCs, will be the core of the post-pandemic economic recovery. ' Rushabh Doshi, who belongs to the research department, said, 'This pandemic has had such an impact that it will permanently change the way we work and learn, and we believe that there will be great opportunities for the PC market in the next few years. Demand for commercial PCs was the main focus in the first and second quarters of 2020, but we expect demand for home PCs to increase over the holiday season. '

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