Globally just over 58.4 million PCs worldwide were sold in the first quarter of 2019 which, according to the International Data Corporation, shows that PC sales are down by 3% around the world when compared to the same period last year.
For the quarter as a whole, the American brand HP was the top seller with 13.5 million PCs sold worldwide (-0.8% in one year), with particularly strong growth seen in Japan.
In second place is the Chinese brand Lenovo with 13.4 million units sold (+ 1.8%), and finally third place goes to Dell which, even in a slumping market, posted the best progress of the quarter (10.3 million shipments, + 1.9%).
These brands were followed by Apple which, despite upgrading certain models, posted a slight decline in sales (4 million, -0.5%), and Acer (3.5 million shipments, -13.3%). – AFP Relaxnews
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