This was bad news for the PC industry in the recently completed first quarter of 2023. Analyst firms IDC and Canalys presented a grim picture for global PC shipments in the period. IDC claims. Remittances totaled 56.9 million29 percent less than the same period a year ago. Canalise’s tally was even worse, with just 54 million shipments, he said There was a 33 percent decrease. Compared to the first quarter of 2023.
Both IDC and Canalys agree that Lenovo shipped the most PCs last quarter, followed by HP, Dell, Apple, and ASUS. Apple PCs suffered the biggest drop in shipments during Q1 2023, with IDC reporting a 40.5% decline from the same period a year earlier, and Canalys claiming that Apple’s PC shipments Shipments were down 45.5 percent.
Despite the bad news, both firms claim that the PC business could start to recover in the second half of 2023 and predict a bigger recovery for 2024. . He added:
If the economy is on the upswing until then, we expect the market to improve significantly as consumers look to refresh, schools try to replace broken Chromebooks, and businesses move to Windows 11. . If recessions in key markets last into next year, a recovery could be in the offing. slogan
The PC market has strong fundamentals to drive long-term growth, with shipment volumes higher than in the pre-pandemic era. A larger installed base post-CoVID-19, the transition to Windows 11, and renewed and renewed demand for digital education will both be key drivers as the global economy enters a period of recovery in 2024 and beyond.
For Q1 2023, notebook PC shipments fell 32 percent to 41.8 million units, while desktop PCs fell slightly, 28 percent to 12.1 million units, the firm added.