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Market Share Alert: Preliminary, PCs, Worldwide, 2Q18

Published: 12 July 2018

ID: G00367676

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


The worldwide PC market grew year over year for the first time in six years, driven by steady business PC demand. Technology product managers in technology and service providers should make their best effort to take advantage of the growth opportunities driven by the Windows 10 PC upgrade.

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What You Need to Know

Findings: Top-Line Results

  • Top-Line Analysis: 2Q18
    • Business PC Growth Momentum
    • Consumer PC Contracts as Usage Decreases
  • Regional Analysis: 2Q18
    • Asia/Pacific
    • EMEA
    • U.S.
  • Vendor Analysis: 2Q18
    • Top Vendor Results

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