Gartner Research

Market Share Alert: Preliminary, PCs, Worldwide, 1Q16

Published: 11 April 2016

ID: G00300300

Analyst(s): Mikako Kitagawa , David Glenn, Annette Jump , Tracy Tsai , Lillian Tay, Isabelle Durand, Kanae Maita


The worldwide PC market declined 9.6% in 1Q16. Currency issues, a shrinking installed base, inventory buildup and economic challenges in selected regions kept growth negative. However, the Gartner device forecast suggests the market will eventually return to slow growth in the next five years.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know

Findings: Top-Line Results

  • Top-Line Analysis: 1Q16
  • Regional/Country Analysis
    • Asia/Pacific
    • EMEA
    • United States
  • Vendor Analysis
    • Lenovo
    • HP Inc.
    • Dell

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