The decline was as a result of slowed US market, weak Chromebook demand and provide chain points, which impeded Lenovo’s potential to provide PCs to enterprise prospects.
These elements additionally contributed to HP’s 4 per cent yr-over-yr decline. However, HP’s decline was tempered by strong development in the Asia-Pacific market.
HP with 21.1 per cent share was second, adopted by Dell with 19.5 per cent global market share in Q4.
Worldwide PC shipments totalled 88.4 million models in the fourth quarter of 2021, a 5 per cent lower from the fourth quarter of 2020.
This is the primary yr-over-yr decline following six consecutive quarters of development. For the yr, PC shipments reached 339.8 million models in 2021, a 9.9 per cent improve from 2020, mentioned the report.
“A sharp decline in the US PC market, caused by ongoing supply chain issues and the collapse in demand for Chromebooks, drove this quarter’s slowdown,” mentioned Mikako Kitagawa, analysis director at Gartner. “This likely signifies the end of the massive and unexpected growth in PC demand triggered by the pandemic.
The top three vendors in the worldwide PC market remained unchanged in the fourth quarter of 2021.
Dell gained market share this period after notching a fifth consecutive quarter of growth.
Shipment volume exceeded 17 million units for the first time in the company’s history, led by strong performance in Latin America, EMEA and Asia Pacific.
“The pandemic considerably modified enterprise and client PC consumer behaviour, as folks needed to undertake to new methods of working and dwelling,” said Kitagawa.