239 mln PCs sold globally in 2006
Worldwide PC shipments totaled 239 mln units in 2006, a 9.5% increase from 2005. The Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region continued to be the largest PC region during the year. Asia/Pacific and Latin America also well exceeded the worldwide industry growth average. US PC shipments were well below the worldwide average to show the clear evidence of market saturation. Dell and HP shared the #1 position in 2006, as both vendors had worldwide PC shipment market share totals of 15.9%. Toshiba moved into the worldwide top 5 table, surpassing Fujitsu/Fujitsu Siemens.
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