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Global PC shipments fall 3.7% in Q4 to 72.6 mn units: Gartner

In terms of geographies, the Asia-Pacific market dipped 3.9 per cent to 24.8 million units

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Global PC shipments fell by 3.7 per cent to 72.6 million units in the fourth quarter of 2016 from the year-ago period, impacted by decline in all regions including India, according to research firm Gartner. For the entire year, shipments tumbled 6.2 per cent to 269.7 million units compared to 2015, marking the fifth-straight year of decline, Gartner said. "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," Gartner Principal Analyst Mikako Kitagawa said. The broad ...

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