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Market Share Alert: Preliminary, PCs, Worldwide, 3Q16

Published: 11 October 2016

ID: G00300303

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


The PC market fell 5.7% compared with a year ago, recording eight consecutive quarters of decline. However, 8% sequential growth showed a typical seasonal trend between the second and third quarter, hinting at some improvement. The results illustrate a further extension of consumer PC lifetimes.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know

Findings: Top-Line Results

  • Top-Line Analysis: 3Q16
  • Regional/Country Analysis
    • Asia/Pacific
    • EMEA
    • United States
  • Vendor Analysis
    • Lenovo
    • HP Inc.
    • Dell

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