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Mac Shipments Up in Q3 2020 Amid Worldwide PC Market Growth

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Apple’s global Mac shipments show good growth in the third quarter of 2020, according to new core computer shipments estimates Shared this afternoon By Gartner.

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Gartner estimates shipment of basic PC sales units worldwide for 3Q20 (thousands of units)
Apple shipped an estimated Max 5.5 million in the quarter, up 7.3 percent from 5.1 million in the third quarter of 2019. Apple’s market share grew from 7.5 percent to 7.7 percent, and although it remained at a good level, some PC manufacturers saw even higher shipping growth.

For example, Acer and ASUS showed significant growth, with shipments up 29.5 percent and 12.9 percent, respectively, from the 2019 shipping numbers, respectively. However, as a global PC marketer, Apple did not sell enough PCs to overthrow it.

Lenovo, the world’s number one PC dealer, shipped 18 million computers, up 8.3 percent from 16.9 million in the same quarter last year. With 15.5 million PCs shipping, HP’s shipments increased slightly, while Dell saw a slight decline. It shipped 10.8 million PCs in the third quarter of 2019 compared to 11.3 million.

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Due to the current global health crisis, PC shipping has increased, with people working and learning from home as its counterparts.

“This quarter was the strongest customer demand Gartner has seen in five years,” said Mikako Kitagawa, Gartner’s research director. “The market is no longer measured by the number of household PCs. Instead, the dynamics have shifted to one computer. The PC supply chain barriers to the COVID-19 epidemic have largely been resolved. ages Novels.

Apple showed similar growth in the U.S., with an estimated Max 2.4 million shipped to the U.S., up 7 percent from 2.3 million shipped in the 2019 quarter. Apple is the No. 4 dealer in the US, followed by HP and Dell. , And Lenovo. All U.S. PC merchants showed growth, with the U.S. PC market up 11.4% year-on-year, marking the most significant growth in U.S. PC shipments in 10 years.

5.1 million PCs shipped by HP It is the number one dealer in the United States, ranking second with 4.1 million PCs and Lenovo shipping 2.5 million.

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Gartner estimates shipment of basic U.S. PC sales units for 3Q20 (thousands of units)
IDC also released its own stuff Shipping Estimates This afternoon, it’s very different from Gartner in terms of Apple sales. According to IDC, Apple shipped Max 6.9 million, an increase of 38.9 percent over the 5 million shipped in the third quarter of 2019.

Apple lags behind Lenovo, HP and Dell, positioning IDC as the No. 4 seller worldwide. Gartner and IDC have different metrics for their measurements, sometimes explaining some anomalies in the numbers. Gartner counts desktop-based computers, notebooks, and Ultra Mobile premiums, but not Chromebooks or iPads.

IDC numbers include desktops, notebooks, and desktops, but not tablets or x86 servers. Based on data estimates from IDC and Gartner, it is difficult to confirm the exact numbers as Apple no longer offers specific breakdowns in Mac sales.

Apple will see an increase in Mac sales in the coming months. Its entire Mac lineup is set to switch from Intel chips to Apple-based Apple Silicon chips. The first Max with Apple silicon chips is expected to arrive before the end of the year.


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