The PC market is on the rise again in 2019, the Mac down

The PC manufacturers can smile again : for the first time since 2011, the market has not bitten not of the nose. IDC and Gartner agree that the pc shipments have increased in 2019 compared to the previous year.


For the first analyst firm, shipments were up 2.7% to $ 266.7 million units. For the second, the growth is more contained, of + 0.6 % (261,2 million units).


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Gartner check out this cover by ” a large demand on the part of businesses to upgrade to Windows 10, especially in the United States, in Japan and in the zone EMEA. “ Microsoft comes to the effect of’stop the support of Windows 7 today.


The editor will not publish ever more updates for this system. Finally, you should never say never, Microsoft has released exceptionally a fix for Windows XP last year, aim Windows 7 users are forced to use Windows 10, which is a good opportunity to replace his old PC.


Gartner puts this on the account of a large demand on the part of businesses to upgrade to Windows 10, especially in the United States, in Japan and in the zone EMEA. Microsoft comes to the effect of’stop the support of Windows 7 today.


In this situation, Gartner expects that sales will continue to rise in 2020, the market as important as China still needing to renew a large share of their parks.


IDC

The top 5 biggest manufacturers of computers in 2019 is the same in the two firms — it is for the time preliminary estimates subject to change. Lenovo, HP and Dell are the top three and pick up not far from two-thirds of the market. They all progress from one year to the other. Lenovo is in the best shape, with growth of about 8 % (about 63 to 65 million PCS sold).


In the fourth place, far behind, is Apple. IDC credits Apple’s 17.7 million Macs sold, a decrease of 2.2 %. Gartner table, for its part, 18,35 million units, a decline of 0.9 %.


Gartner

Apple, however, has updated almost all of the Mac last year : refresh of the iMac at the beginning of the year and then the MacBook during the summer, and the output of the MacBook Pro 16, and the Mac Pro at the end of the year. Goal updates Mac general public have been less significant than those of the machines dedicated to the niches and the end of Windows 7 does not have the same impact on the Mac.



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