Global PC market in Q4 2006

HP in Q4 2006 retained the leadership position it attained during Q3 2006, shipping 11.6 mln PCs, up 21.1% from 9.6 mln in Q4 2005. This rise was more than three times higher than the overall PC industry’s average of 6.3% growth during the same period. Dell shipped only 9.6 mln PCs in the Q4 2006, down 8.6% from 10.5 mln during Q4 2005.

PC shipments in Q4 2006
  Shipments, 000 Growth Share
Company Q4 2006 Q4 2005 YTY Q4 2006
Hewlett-Packard 11,606 9,583 21.1% 17.4%
Dell 9,642 10,548 -8.6% 14.5%
Lenovo 4,750 4,388 8.2% 7.1%
Acer 4,402 3,084 42.7% 6.6%
Toshiba 2,450 2,020 21.3% 3.7%
Others 33,848 33,101 2.3% 50.7%
Total Shipments 66,698 62,724 6.3% 100.0%
Source: iSuppli