January 25, 2022

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Computer shipments rose 15 percent in 2021 and Apple benefited in particular – Computer – News

PC shipments rose nearly 15% in 2021, according to research firms IDC and Canalys. The PC market hasn’t grown by this percentage since 2012. In particular, shipments of Macs are said to have increased.

Manufacturers delivered 348.8 million PCs in 2021 and that was 14.8 percent more than in 2020, IDC calculated based on personal computing device tracker. This is the survey by which the agency estimates the amount of desktop computers, laptops, and workstations delivered each quarter. According to IDC, the number of systems shipped since 2012 could have been higher had it not been for chip shortages and other parts supply issues.

In the last quarter of 2021, growth was modest: deliveries were 1 percent higher than in the fourth quarter of 2020. According to IDC, Apple particularly benefited from increased demand last year, but Dell also saw a significant increase in deliveries. . According to the survey, Lenovo and HP are still the two manufacturers with the largest market shares.

IDC Annual Figures, Worldwide PC Shipments (in thousands)
Business 2021 delivery 2021 market share Delivery 2020 2020 market share 2021/2020 Growth
1. Lenovo 81.935 23.5% 771,832 23.6% 14.1%
2. HP Inc. 74.104 21.2% 67.782 22.3% 9.3%
3. Dell Technologies 59.303 17.0% 50,297 16.6% 17.9%
4. apple 27,775 8% 22,754 7.5% 22.1%
5. Acer group 23.906 6.9% 20.977 6.9% 14%
else 81.777 23.4% 70.218 23.1% 16.5%
sum 348.800 100% 303.860.0000 100% 14.8%
Pron: IDC Quarterly Personal Computing Device Tracker, January 12, 2022

Canalys Research Company It publishes comparable numbers. Deliveries at this dealership also increased by nearly 15 percent in 2021. According to Canalys, not only did shipments of Mac systems increase, but Acer also benefited from higher demand for PCs. In 2020, shipments increased 11 percent, according to Canalys, and this agency also cites 2012 as the last year the PC market grew as it did in 2021.

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Canalys Annual Figures, Worldwide PC Shipments (in thousands)
Business 2021 delivery 2021 market share Delivery 2020 2020 market share 2021/2020 Growth
1. Lenovo 82.142 24.1% 72.646 24.4% 13.1%
2. HP Inc. 74.072 21.7% 67.688 22.7% 9.5%
3. Dell Technologies 59.300 17.4% 50.273 16.9% 18%
4. apple 28.958 8.5% 22,754 7.6% 28.3%
5. Acer group 24,383 7.1% 20,023 6.7% 21.1%
else 72.198 21.2% 64,430 21.6% 12.1%
sum 341.053 100.0% 297.614 100.0% 14.6%
Pron: Canalys PC Analysis (sales shipments), January 2022