Macs have 12.5% to 13.6% of US computer market
TweetFollow Us on Twitter

Macs have 12.5% to 13.6% of US computer market



The worldwide personal computer market contracted sharply in the third quarter of 2012 (3Q12), with shipments declining over 8% from the third quarter of 2011, according to info from both the IDC (www.idc.com) and Gartner (www.gartner.com) research groups. Even Apple was affected, though less than everyone else.

According to IDC, Apple how has 12.5% of the U.S. personal computer market, though sales were down 7.5% year-over-year in the third fiscal quarter. Apple shipped approximately 2.1 million Macs during the quarter compared to just over 2.1 million in the year-ago period. Apple is now in third place among U.S. computer makers.

The top five companies in the market -- according to IDC -- are HP (26.1% market share, down 18.8% year-over-year with sales of approximately 4.2 million), Dell (20.7%, down 16% year-over-year with sales of 3.4 million), Apple, Lenovo (8.3%, with sales of 1.4 million, up 9.2% year-over-year) and Acer (6.7%, with sales of about one million, down 8.5% year over year).

According to Gartner, Apple how has 13.6% of the U.S. personal computer market, though sales were down 6.1% year-over-year in the third fiscal quarter. Apple shipped approximately 2.1 million Macs during the quarter compared to just over 2.2 million in the year-ago period.

The top five companies in the market -- according to Gartner -- are HP (27% market share, down 19.3% year-over-year with sales of approximately 4.2 million), Dell (21.4%, down 16% year-over-year with sales of 3.3 million), Apple, Lenovo (6.1%, with sales of 1.4 million, up 6.1% year-over-year) and Acer (6.5%, with sales of 989,725, down 28% year-over-year).

The top five computer vendors worldwide, as determined by both IDC and Gartner, are HP, Lenovo, Dell, Acer and ASUS.

 
AAPL
$111.78
Apple Inc.
-0.87
GOOG
$516.35
Google Inc.
+5.25
MSFT
$47.66
Microsoft Corpora
+0.14
MacNews Search:
Community Search:

Latest Forum Discussions

See All
view counter

view counter
view counter
view counter
view counter
view counter
view counter

Make your own Tribez Figures (and More)...
Make your own Tribez Figures (and More) with Toyze Posted by Jessica Fisher on December 19th, 2014 [ permalink ] Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad | Read more »
So Many Holiday iOS Sales Oh My Goodness...
The holiday season is in full-swing, which means a whole lot of iOS apps and games are going on sale. A bunch already have, in fact. Naturally this means we’re putting together a hand-picked list of the best discounts and sales we can find in order to make your own App Store holiday shopping easier. Things are already kicking off with an... | Read more »
It’s Bird vs. Bird in the New PvP Mode f...
It’s Bird vs. Bird in the New PvP Mode for Angry Birds Epic Posted by Jessica Fisher on December 19th, 2014 [ permalink ] Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad | Read more »
Telltale Games and Mojang Announce Minec...
Telltale Games and Mojang Announce Minecraft: Story Mode – A Telltale Games Series Posted by Jessica Fisher on December 19th, 2014 [ permalink ] | Read more »
WarChest and Splash Damage Annouce Their...
WarChest and Splash Damage Annouce Their New Game: Tempo Posted by Jessica Fisher on December 19th, 2014 [ permalink ] WarChest Ltd and Splash Damage Ltd are teaming up again to work | Read more »
BulkyPix Celebrates its 6th Anniversary...
BulkyPix Celebrates its 6th Anniversary with a Bunch of Free Games Posted by Jessica Fisher on December 19th, 2014 [ permalink ] BulkyPix has | Read more »
Indulge in Japanese cuisine in Cooking F...
Indulge in Japanese cuisine in Cooking Fever’s new sushi-themed update Posted by Simon Reed on December 19th, 2014 [ permalink ] Lithuanian developer Nordcurrent has yet again updated its restaurant simulat | Read more »
Badland Daydream Level Pack Arrives to C...
Badland Daydream Level Pack Arrives to Celebrate 20 Million Downloads Posted by Ellis Spice on December 19th, 2014 [ permalink ] | Read more »
Far Cry 4, Assassin’s Creed Unity, Desti...
Far Cry 4, Assassin’s Creed Unity, Destiny, and Beyond – AppSpy Takes a Look at AAA Companion Apps Posted by Rob Rich on December 19th, 2014 [ permalink ] These day | Read more »
A Bunch of Halfbrick Games Are Going Fre...
A Bunch of Halfbrick Games Are Going Free for the Holidays Posted by Ellis Spice on December 19th, 2014 [ permalink ] Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad | Read more »
All contents are Copyright 1984-2010 by Xplain Corporation. All rights reserved. Theme designed by Icreon.