Pushed by the telework imposed on millions of people during this pandemic year 2020, the PC is getting back on its feet. According to analyzes, it would have sold from 297 million (Canalys) to 302 million (IDC) machines. An evolution of +11 to + 13.1% according to the two firms, sweeping away with the back of the hand announcements of the death of the PC market professed by many Cassandras.
According to an IDC analyst, “ the peak is far from over “. Besides the need for machines for teleworking – whether purchased by businesses or individuals – the PC market goes beyond simple use.
« The mainstream markets should not be neglected (as) best gaming PCs or monitors, and ChromeOS PCs are expanding beyond the education market (its flagship market, ndr) ”. For Gartner, 2020 would be the biggest growth in the PC market since 2010.
The PC has been the machine of choice for users to keep working, validating the mantra that Intel has been hammering out for more than two years. « If we are always connected with our smartphones, it is nevertheless towards the PC that we turn to be focused ”, thus preached at CES 2019 Greg Bryant, at the helm of Intel’s consumer chip division. A fact validated by Microsoft which claimed more than a billion users of Windows 10 last March.
The top 5 PC sellers in 2020 are in order:
- Lenovo (approx. 24% market share)
- HP (env. 22% de pdm)
- Dell (approx. 16.5% pdm)
- Apple (env. 7,5% de pdm)
- Acer (env. 7% de pdm)
Source : The Verge
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