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Quarterly Statistics: Personal Computers, Worldwide by Region, 4Q12 Update

Published: 12 February 2013

ID: G00246988

Analyst(s): Lillian Tay, Mikako Kitagawa , Raphael Vasquez , Vishal Tripathi, Annette Jump , Meike Escherich, Isabelle Durand, Tracy Tsai , Ranjit Atwal , Eileen He, Bruno Lakehal , C.G. Lee, Kanae Maita


Worldwide PC shipments declined by 6.6% year over year in 4Q12. For the entire year 2012, PC shipments decreased by 3.9%, marking the first annual shipment decline since 2001.

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