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Market Share Alert: Preliminary, PCs, Worldwide, 2Q17

Published: 12 July 2017

ID: G00335908

Analyst(s): Meike Escherich , David Glenn, Tracy Tsai , Kanae Maita, Lillian Tay, Mikako Kitagawa , Annette Jump , Bruno Lakehal , Andrew Neff


PC unit shipments were down 4.3% in 2Q17 — the 11th consecutive quarter of decline. However, the business market is on an upward trend, and the ASP has stabilized. Technology strategic planners can use this preliminary report to help them identify profitable markets.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know

Findings: Top-Line Results

  • Top-Line Analysis: 2Q17
    • Regional Results
    • Component Shortage
    • ASP Stabilization
    • Chromebook's Impact
    • Future of the PC Market
  • Vendor Analysis: 2Q17
    • Top Vendor Results

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