The Chinese Are Buying PCs In Big Numbers

April 20, 2012 1:23 am

We had spotted some PC sales statistics – if everyone in the US is buying tablets, who is buying PCs? We spotted this today:

“If you were wondering where all the PC growth was, look East, young person. IHS, formerly iSuppli, expects that desktop sales will rise 8% and Ultrabook sales will take up 15 to 20 percent of notebook shipments. Windows 8 and Intel’s Ivy Bridge are to be driving factors in PC growth this year.

In comparison, IDC found that 2011 PC shipments shrank in Europe and the United States by 9%.

Lenovo is still the number one PC maker in China, followed by Acer. HP has declined to fifth place with 5.3% market share.”

Statistics Source: TC

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