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Market Share Alert: Preliminary, PCs, Worldwide, 4Q20 and 2020

Published: 11 January 2021

ID: G00741830

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


Worldwide PC shipments grew 10.7% in 4Q20 compared with a year ago, driven by strong consumer PC demand triggered by the pandemic. Including Chromebooks, worldwide units grew 21%. For full-year 2020, the market grew 4.8%, the highest growth in 10 years.

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