Windows 7 EOS, Windows 10 Upgrades, Tariffs Convince More People to Buy New PCs
The approaching end-of-support for Windows 7, as well as the upgrade push to Windows 10 are two of the catalysts of a record growth for the global PC market, according to data shared by Canalys.
Sales of new PCs reached 70.9 million units in Q3 2019, which represents a growth of 4.7 percent, the biggest in 7 years, an analysis posted by the market analysis firm this week reveals.
Lenovo continues to be the company dominating PC sales, having recorded a growth of 7.2 percent versus the same quarter of 2018. Lenovo sold no less than 17.3 million PCs in Q3, while second-placed HP reached 16.7 million units thanks to an impressive 8.5 percent growth.
Dell and Apple are next with 12.1 million and 5.3 million units, respectively. Apple itself posted a growth of 1.5 percent from the same quarter a year ago.
Manufacturers afraid of new tariffs
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