Not Apple, Lenovo Leads the Global PC Market in the Third Quarter of 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has helped boost the number of shipments PC (desktops, laptops, tablet computers) globally in the third quarter (Q3) 2020. Market research firm Canalys cites the number of shipments PC grew 22.7 percent in Q3 2020 compared to the same period last year.

Request PC it is motivated by the needs of users during the pandemic, from e-learning to playing games.

Lenovo back in control of the market PCworld in the third quarter (Q3) 2020 with a market share of 18.9 percent globally. AchievementLenovo This comes from total shipments of notebook, desktop and tablet computers totaling 23.5 million units during Q3 2020.

Number of deliveries Lenovo it increased from the same period last year.

Apple stick to Lenovoand is ranked second with a market share of 17.7 percent. Total shipments of notebooks, desktops and tablet computersApple reached 22 million units during Q3 2020.

That figure also increased from the same period in 2019. Even though the total shipments Apple is under Lenovo, the growth is greater, reaching 40.9 percent compared to Q3 2019.

Behind Apple, there is HP which is ranked third with a share of 15 percent and total laptop shipments of 18.6 million units. Meanwhile, Dell and Samsung have not been able to compete with the other three vendors on it. As a result, both of them had to settle for positions four and five.

As for the acquisition of market shares of both 9.7 percent and 8 percent, with total laptop shipments of around 12 million and 9.9 million units, respectively, as compiled by Canalys’ official page.

Chromebook devices have experienced the largest growth in shipments. Overall Chromebook shipments increased 122 percent from a total of 9.4 million units.
Canalys analyst Ishan Dutt said Chromebook devices have recently been in great demand by students to support online learning activities.

“The uncertainty regarding whether schools will reopen or not has forced institutions to switch to Chromebooks, which are capable of supporting online teaching and learning activities throughout the year,” said Ishan.

As for the increase in the number of shipments PC This is predicted to continue until next year, given the COVID-19 pandemic which is still not over.

“Even though production and distribution are increasing, the huge surge in demand has caused orders not to be fulfilled, and Canalys estimates that the high volume of shipments will continue until early 2021,” concluded Ishan.