The latest data from Counterpoint Research shows that in the third quarter of 2022, global PC shipments fell by 15.5% year-on-year to 71.1 million units, which was another serious annual decline in the second quarter.
The report noted that this quarter’s decline was largely driven by a slump in demand in consumer and business markets due to global inflation.
Although the problem of component shortages has been largely resolved, OEMs and ODMs remain relatively conservative in the fourth quarter of 2022 and the first half of 2023.
Among them, Apple recorded a year-on-year shipment growth of 7% despite the lack of overall market momentum. Meanwhile, ASUS’ shipments in the quarter were down just 9% year over year, in line with the shipment target set by its management for 2022.
ASUAccording to Counterpoint Research, Lenovo recorded a 16% month-on-month decline, largely in line with the global PC market, with a decline in consumer demand partially offset by corporate spending. Its 23.7% market share was the same as last year.
HP had an 18% share it was the second quarter since 2016 that HP had a market share below 20%. Dell recorded a 20% year-over-year shipment decline and 17% market share, with 12 million units shipped a bit higher than in the third quarter of 2020.