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Market Share Alert: Preliminary, PCs, Worldwide, 4Q16/Full Year 2016

Published: 11 January 2017

ID: G00323986

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


The worldwide PC markets declined again in 4Q16, extending the record duration of year-over-year shipment declines from 2012. Technology strategic planners should acknowledge that fundamental market structure change played a key role in causing continuous stagnation in the market across all of 2016.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know

Findings: Top-Line Results

  • Top-Line Analysis: 4Q16
  • Regional/Country Analysis
    • Asia/Pacific
    • EMEA
    • United States
  • Vendor Analysis
    • Lenovo
    • HP Inc.
    • Dell
    • Asus
    • Apple
    • Acer
  • All-Year Analysis: 2016

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