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Market Share Alert: Preliminary, PCs, Worldwide, 4Q19 and All Year 2019

Published: 13 January 2020

ID: G00464709

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


With worldwide shipment growth in 4Q19 representing the third straight quarter of year-over-year growth, the PC market had growth in 2019 for the first time since 2011. The growth was driven by business PC demand for Windows 10 upgrades, which are expected to continue into 2020.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know

Findings: Top-Line Results

  • Top-Line Analysis: 4Q19
    • Regional Commentary
    • Influencing Factors in 4Q19
  • Vendor Analysis: 4Q19
    • Top Vendor Results
  • Top-Line Analysis: 2019

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