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Market Share Alert: Preliminary, PCs, Worldwide, 1Q19

Published: 10 April 2019

ID: G00390300

Analyst(s): Mikako Kitagawa , Andrew Neff , Annette Jump , Tracy Tsai , Bruno Lakehal


PC units fell 4.6% in 1Q19 from 1Q18 despite strong business demand tied to the Windows 10 replacement cycle. This was due to the disruptive impact of Intel’s CPU shortages on already weak consumer demand. Supply constraints bolstered the share of the three leading vendors.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know

Findings: Top-Line Results

  • Top-Line Analysis: 1Q19
    • Regional Commentary
    • Influencing Factors in 1Q19
  • Vendor Analysis: 4Q18
    • Top Vendor Results

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