International PC shipments down 4.3% in Q1 amid chip scarcity

New Delhi: International PC shipments fell 4.3 per cent (on-year) within the March quarter this yr to succeed in 78.7 million models, a brand new report confirmed on Thursday.

The Covid-19 lockdowns in China, particularly in Shanghai and Kunshan, the place many laptop computer manufacturing strains are situated, will additional trigger cargo correction in April.

In comparison with unique tools producers (OEMs), unique design producers (ODMs) at present face extra points associated to manufacturing useful resource allocation than element scarcity impacts, in response to Counterpoint Analysis.

“The PC provide chain turned comparatively conservative on cargo outlook in the course of Q1 2022, largely dragged by world inflation and regional battle, which introduced uncertainties to PC demand and blurred the general PC cargo momentum forward,” stated analysis analyst William Li.

“The general PC shipments in 2022 are anticipated to be shy of our forecasts made on the finish of 2021,” he added.

Lenovo maintained its lead within the world PC market in Q1 2022 with a 23.1 per cent share and a complete shipments of 18.2 million models.

HP took a 20.2 per cent share to seize the second spot. At third place, Dell posted a slight enhance in its shipments within the first quarter of 2022, using on the business/premium product technique tailwinds.

Apple continued its success with the M1 MacBook collection to see 8 per cent YoY cargo progress in Q1 2022, the report stated.

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