Lenovo Overtakes HP as the Top PC Vendor While U.S. Shipments Stabilize in the Second Quarter of 2013, According to IDC

Vendor Highlights

Lenovo took the top PC vendor title, continuing its streak of gains following channel expansion and solid product development. In 2Q13, Lenovo continued to make impressive gains outside of APeJ. However, the headwinds in China continued to affect its home turf significantly. Lenovo ended the quarter with a double-digit decline in Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan). Overall growth has slowed from prior quarters, and slipped into negative territory this quarter, but still outpaced the market and top competitors.

HP slipped to second place, but growth improved from recent quarters. The company received a strong boost from shipments to India as part of large education projects. Shipments continued to decline significantly in EMEA, although the company's U.S. business stabilized a bit after a significant decline in the first quarter of 2013.

Dell despite ongoing uncertainty surrounding its restructuring, the firm performed above market with a decline of -4.5%. As with HP, this was a significant improvement from the past year that was aided by improving growth in the United States. The firm continued to seek opportunities at all levels of the pricing spectrum and managed to perform above market in all key regions except Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan).

Acer Group continued to see substantial declines in shipments across regions as the company was strongly impacted by weak consumer demand. Although it has been aggressive in expanding more premium offerings to offset falling mini notebook sales, Acer has been hampered by slow demand for pricier ultrabooks.

ASUS shipments were constrained by inventory clearance challenges in key regions. Despite its focus on innovative designs, its relative weakness in the commercial space coupled with an intrinsically depressed consumer market led the vendor to see a decline of over 20%.

 

Top 5 Vendors, Worldwide PC Shipments, Second Quarter 2013 (Preliminary)

(Units Shipments are in thousands)

 
Vendor    

2Q13
Shipments

   

2Q13 Market
Share

   

2Q12
Shipments

   

2Q12 Market
Share

   

2Q13/2Q12
Growth

1. Lenovo     12,619     16.7%     12,802     15.0%     -1.4%
2. HP 12,378 16.4% 13,414 15.7% -7.7%
3. Dell 9,230 12.2% 9,633 11.3% -4.2%
4. Acer Group 6,226 8.2% 9,241 10.8% -32.6%
5. ASUS 4,590 6.1% 5,820 6.8% -21.1%
 
Others 30,589 40.4% 34,464 40.4% -11.2%
 
Total 75,632 100.0% 85,374 100.0% -11.4%

« Previous Page 1 | 2 | 3 | 4  Next Page »



Review Article Be the first to review this article

Featured Video
Jobs
Mechanical Design Engineer 3 for KLA-Tencor at Milpitas, CA
System Designer/Engineer for Bluewater at Southfield, MI
Sr Mechanical Design Engineer for Medtronic at mounds view, MN
Senior Structural Engineer for Wiss,Janney, Estner Assoicates, Inc at houston, TX
Geospatial Systems Administrator for BAE Systems Intelligence & Security at arnold, MO
Geospatial Analyst - Senior for BAE Systems Intelligence & Security at Springfield, VA
Upcoming Events
Formlabs LA 3D Printing Roadshow at Munky King Lost Angeles CA - Feb 8 - 9, 2018
ESPRIT World 2018 at Indianapolis Marriott Downtown 350 West Maryland Street Indianapolis IN - Jun 11 - 15, 2018
HxGN LIVE 2018 at The Venetian Las Vegas NV - Jun 12 - 15, 2018
IMTS2018 International Manufacturing Tech Show at McCormick Place Chicago IL - Sep 10 - 15, 2018
Tebis



Internet Business Systems © 2018 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
25 North 14th Steet, Suite 710, San Jose, CA 95112
+1 (408) 882-6554 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation GISCafe - Geographical Information Services TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy PolicyAdvertise