For all of 2017, HP led in shipments with 55.16 million units for a market share of 21%, just ahead of Lenovo's 20.8% share.
According to a new report from market tracker IDC, shipments of new PCs rose in Q4 2017 by 0.7% from Q4 of 2016, beating the forecast of a decline of 1.7%.
While demand continued to gain in Europe and the Middle East, US shipments declined as notebook and desktop sales receded, showing mobile devices still have a strong hold on US customers.
"The fourth quarter results showed some potentially encouraging headway against the hard environment in retail and consumer PCs", says Jay Chou, research manager with IDC's Personal Computing Device Tracker. "PC buyers will seek quality and functionality rather than the lowest price, which will result in an increase in average selling prices".
Next are the American Dell (15.2% of market for Gartner, 16.1% for IDC), and Apple (7.4% and 7.6%). First, PC shipments in the United States took a bigger hit than other regions in Q4, a fact that Gartner attributed to US holiday shoppers demanding more peripherals (like voice-enabled speakers and smartphones) than PCs.
Hong Kong-based Lenovo grabbed the second spot in the global PC shipments in the fourth quarter of 2017 with a market share of 22 per cent, followed by Dell with a market share of 15.2 per cent. "We did see some consistent growth of gaming and high end PCs". Demand in the United Kingdom was still ailing and unit shipments into Germany were weaker than expected.
IDC said 70.6 million units were shipped worldwide in the period, which would mark a 0.7 percent increase from the same quarter past year, outperforming the forecast of a 1.7 percent decline.
The Asia/Pacific PC market totalled 25 million units in the fourth quarter of 2017, a 0.6% increase from the fourth quarter of 2016.
"The solid holiday consumer sales provided enough momentum for the PC market to stabilise a bit further", says Neha Mahajan, senior research analyst, Devices & Displays.
China experienced its first positive PC shipment growth since the first quarter of 2012.
The global market shrank 3 percent in the second quarter of past year. As the PC industry continues to consolidate, the top four vendors in 2017 accounted for 64% of global PC shipments. Final statistics will be available soon to clients of Gartner's PC Quarterly Statistics Worldwide by Region programme.
The PC market has been sliding for the better part of a decade now.
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