The PC market continues to grow despite the lack of chips: IDC

NEW DELHI: Loud IDCWorldwide PC shipments rose 55.2% year over year in the first quarter of 2021 (Q1 21). The report added that, despite the lack of chipsets, the PC market had a great first quarter. PC shipments reached 84 million worldwide in the first quarter of 21
According to IDC, the continued resurgence of the PC market as well as the increase in Average Sales Prices (ASPs) were mainly due to the growth of games, the need for more powerful notebooks in the company and the increasing demand for touchscreens within the education segment.

Ryan Reith, Program Vice President at IDC’s Worldwide Mobile Device Trackers, said, “There’s no question that the backlog for PCs in business, consumer, and education was large in 2021. The ongoing shortages in the semiconductor space are only extending the capability further believe that the pc has changed fundamentally, which will lead to a more positive outlook in the years to come. ”
“All three segments – business, education and consumers – are seeing demand we didn’t anticipate, regardless of whether many countries are starting the ‘opening up’ process. Component shortages will likely be a talking point for much of 2021, but the more important question should be what PC demand will be in 2-3 years time, “added Reith.
According to the latest report, Lenovo takes 1st place in the PC segment with a market share of 24.3%. The second position is captured by HP with 22.9% market share.
Dell and Apple 3rd and 4th place with a market share of 15.4% and 8% respectively. Acer is the fifth company on the list with a 7% market share.


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