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Research: global shipments of PCs for COVID increased by 11.2%

Global shipments of personal computers (desktops, laptops and workstations) in the second quarter increased by 11.2% yoy to 72.3 million devices, because of the preservation of isolation in many countries boosted demand for notebooks, according to a preliminary estimate by research firm International Data Corporation (IDC).

First place in shipments in the reporting quarter took, HP - 18,082 million units, an increase of 17.7% yoy. The company's share on the market grew to 25% from 23.6% in the second quarter of 2019. The second place on volume of deliveries went to Lenovo with 17,411 million computers (an increase of 7.4% year-on-year), its market share dropped to 24.1% from 24.9% a year earlier.

The third place was retained by Dell Technologies: supply grew by 3.5% in annual terms, to 12.01 million units. The company's market share fell to 16.6% from 17.9% a year earlier. Apple took fourth place in terms of supply 5,594 million units (an increase of 36%), its market share grew to 7.7% from 6.3% in the second quarter of last year.

Top 5 based on volume of shipments of personal computers shut down Acer Group: it this quarter shipped 4,828 million units, which is 12.7% more in annual terms. The market share of the company rose to 6.7% from 6.6% a year earlier.