2016 marks fifth consecutive year of worldwide PC shipment decline: Gartner

PUNE: Worldwide PC shipments totaled 72.6 million units in the fourth quarter of 2016, a 3.7 percent decline from the fourth quarter of 2015, according to preliminary results by IT consultancy firm Gartner, Inc. For the year, 2016 PC shipments totaled 269.7 million units, a 6.2 percent decline from 2015, marking the fifth consecutive year of worldwide PC shipment decline since 2012. "Stagnation in the PC market continued into the fourth quarter of 2016 as holiday sales were generally weak due to the fundamental change in PC buying behavior," said...
6 Published By - The Economic Times - 2017.01.12. 07:37
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