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PC sales being eaten away by iPad sales

iPad sales are making an impact on PC sales, now commands 20% of computer shipments.

@anthony256
Published Wed, Feb 6 2013 11:31 PM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:24 PM CST

We all know that tablets are selling like hot cakes, as the need for a traditional desktop PC begins to fade. According to Canalys' latest data, PC market share for desktops and laptops is being eaten away by Apple's iPad and Mac range.

PC sales being eaten away by iPad sales | TweakTown.com

If we combine both the iPad and Mac systems, they ship 27 million units - or 20.1% of the 134 million computers that were shipped during Q4 2012. This is the first time that Apple has reached over 20%. HP have taken over second place ahead of Lenovo, where HP shipped 15 million PCs to take 11% of the market. Samsung walked up into fifth place with 11.7 million PCs shipped, and a nice 9% share.

NEWS SOURCE:engadget.com

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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