The global PC market collapsed sharply at the end of 2022, but sales in the third quarter of 2023 were only seven percent lower than the previous year. This is the smallest annual decline in births in more than a year and is being interpreted as a sign of recovery.
Market research firm Canalys has released new data on the global PC market, comparing desktop and notebook shipments in the third quarter of 2023 with figures for the same quarter in previous years. with 65.6 million units PC shipments in the third quarter were approx Seven percent less than in the third quarter of 2022, but compared to the second quarter of 2022 they increased by eight percent. Specifically, notebook shipments fell six percent to 52.1 million units, while desktop PCs fell eight percent, or 13.5 million units.
Since the market’s sharp decline earlier in the year, a slow recovery has been evident. According to Canales, this is due to better inventory levels and growing demand. Market research company is a hope Growth returns at Christmas time.
After a tough start to the year, the third quarter of 2023 brought more positive signs for the global PC market. Amid some improvement in the macroeconomic environment, major industry players are now expressing cautious optimism as efforts to correct their inventory levels have been largely successful.
Ishan Dutt, Principal Analyst at Canalys
Lenovo leads the PC market, Apple’s sales decline
In the third quarter of 2023, Lenovo topped the market with a market share of 23.8 percent – Lenovo’s PC shipments fell by four percent compared to the same quarter last year. HP, on the other hand, managed to grow its PC sales by 6.5 percent and came second with a market share of 18.1 percent. It was followed by Dell with 17 percent market share, but sales fell 14.3 percent.
Apple accounted for 12.9 percent of the PC market in the third quarter However, Mac shipments fell 29.1 percent. Asus ranked fifth with 7.8 percent market share and 10.7 fewer deliveries compared to the same quarter last year. The remaining PC manufacturers account for 20.5 percent of the market and their shipments are 0.5 percent higher. You can find specific sales statistics in the Canalis table.
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