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Market Share Alert: Preliminary, PCs, Worldwide, 4Q18

Published: 10 January 2019

ID: G00382332

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

Summary

After modest growth in 2Q18 and 3Q18, the PC market declined 4.3% in 4Q18, owing to Intel CPU shortages and some regional weakness tied to economic uncertainty. Technology product managers should monitor the rapidly changing market conditions to optimize product management in this volatile market.

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What You Need to Know

Findings: Top-Line Results

  • Top-Line Analysis: 4Q18
    • CPU Shortage
    • Windows on ARM Devices
    • Chromebook
  • Regional Analysis: 4Q18
    • Asia/Pacific
    • EMEA
    • U.S.
  • Vendor Analysis: 4Q18
    • Top Vendor Results
  • Top-Line Analysis: 2018

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