Research companies IDC и Gartner published data on the results of the analysis of financial indicators of the largest computer manufacturers for the 3rd quarter of this year. The main changes in the balance of power in the top three relate to the relocation of the company Lenovo to second place.
The Chinese computer manufacturer managed to push the company from second place to third Dell: 13.5% of the market versus 11.6% respectively. Lenovo also shows the fastest growth of indicators for the quarter, compared with other manufacturers. The first place predictably belongs to the American corporation Hewlett Packard, with 17.7% computer market. The market leader showed at the same time a decrease in the growth of its indicators by almost 1% for the quarter.
Compared to last year, the level of computer production increased by 3.2%, but this figure was lower than expected at 5.1%, which indicates a slowdown in market growth. The main reasons are called unfavorable economic conditions, as well as the growing popularity of other types of devices.