According to a report by market analyst firm Canalys, total global PC shipments rose to 341 million units last year. This is a growth of around 15 percent compared to the previous year. Along with this, 2021 has seen the largest number of global PC shipments since 2012. The estimated total value of the PC industry in the fourth quarter of the previous year was reported in the report to be approximately $70 billion ( around Rs 5,17,510 crore). There has been an 11 percent increase on a yearly basis. In the last full year, the total revenue of this industry was more than $250 billion (around Rs 18 48 290 crore) and this represents a growth of 15%.
Lenovo led global PC shipments in the fourth quarter with nearly 21.7 million units. HP, Dell, Apple and Acer followed. The shipments of these companies were 1.87 crore units, 1.72 crore units, 78 lakh units and 66 lakh units respectively. In all of last year, Lenovo posted a record shipment of 82.1 million units, a year-on-year growth of 13.1 percent. Lenovo has updated its ThinkBook series of laptops. The company has released new models. These include Lenovo ThinkBook Plus Gen 3, ThinkBook 13x Gen 2, ThinkBook 14 Gen 4+, and ThinkBook 16 Gen 4. The company has also launched three new desktop PCs under the ‘ThinkCentre neo’ portfolio. These include the ThinkCentre neo 7t, ThinkCentre neo 50s, and ThinkCentre neo 3a 24. They are all powered by 12th generation Intel Core processors.
HP shipped 74.1 million units last year, a growth of 9.5 percent. Dell shipment was 59.3 million units, Apple 29 million units and Acer 24.4 million units.
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