Global PC market up 12.5% in Q2 2007

Worldwide PC shipments grew by 12.5% in Q2 2007, according to IDC. Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) returned as the fastest growing region with volume increasing more than 20% from the same quarter one year ago. A competitive market in the United States also helped boost overall growth with other regions expanding in line with or slightly behind forecasts. Channel expansion and competition for the consumer and small business segments added to the trend toward Portable systems as key market drivers.

Global PC shipments in Q2 2007
  Q2 2007 Q2 2006 Growth
Vendor Shipments Share Shipments Share YTY 

HP 11,335 19.3% 8,303 15.9% 36.5%
Dell 9,491 16.1% 9,978 19.1% -4.9%
Lenovo 4,879 8.3% 3,989 7.6% 22.3%
Acer 4,261 7.2% 2,742 5.2% 55.4%
Toshiba 2,407 4.1% 1,981 3.8% 21.5%
Others 26,452 45.0% 25,303 48.4% 4.5%
Total 58,824 100.0% 52,297 100.0% 12.5%
Source: IDC