The Love for Windows 10 Generates the First PC Sales Growth in Six Years

PC shipments have dropped substantially in the last years, mostly as a result of the en-masse transition to smartphones all over across the world.

But according to Gartner data, the second quarter of 2018 brought us the first growth of the PC market in six years, partially thanks to Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system.

Windows 10, which is getting updates twice every year, has generated an upgrade cycle that helps PC sales reach 62.1 million units during the quarter, which is a 1.4 percent increase from the same quarter of the previous year.

Lenovo still number one

Lenovo continues to be the leading PC maker with a market share of 21.9 percent and 13.6 million sold units, while HP comes second with the same share and 13.5 million shipped devices. Dell is third with 16.8 percent and 10.4 million units, while Apple is far behind with 7.1 percent and 4.3 million units.

Gartner, however, says it’s too early to believe that the PC market is back … (read more)

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Juniya Sankara

Juniya Sankara

I love everything to do with Microsoft Windows, and the new Windows 10 is great so far. I love to spend my time researching on how viruses and bacteria work in my personal lab. I also enjoy history and comics.