PC Sales WorldWide growth over 22% despite mixed economic outlook, IDC

According to IDC, the global PC market grew 22.4% in the 2nd quarter of 2010 which's in line with their forecast of forecasted growth of 22.9%. The market in EMEA remained remarkably strong – benefiting from some recovery as well as commercial replacements – while growth in the United States and Asia/Pacific was slightly behind […]

According to IDC, the global PC market grew 22.4% in the 2nd quarter of 2010 which's in line with their forecast of forecasted growth of 22.9%. The market in EMEA remained remarkably strong – benefiting from some recovery as well as commercial replacements – while growth in the United States and Asia/Pacific was slightly behind projections. On a worldwide basis, Desktop PC shipments exceeded expectations, helping to confirm signs that businesses are moving ahead with replacements, while Portable PC sales trailed forecast estimates, reflecting the effects of a thus-far jobless recovery on consumer spending.

Top 6 Vendors, Worldwide PC Shipments, Second Quarter 2010 (Preliminary) (Units Shipments are in thousands):

Top 5 Vendors, United States PC Shipments, Second Quarter 2010 (Preliminary) (Units Shipments are in thousands):

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