Global PC sales up 17.1% in Q3 2005, leaders – Dell, HP, Lenovo

According to IDC, global PC shipments grew 17.1% in Q3 2005. Dell remained the global market leader, followed by HP, Lenovo and Acer. IDC estimates 52.8 mln PCs were sold in Q3 2005.

Worldwide PC shipments in Q3 2005

  Q3 2005 Q3 2004 QTQ
Vendor Shipments, 000 Share Shipments, 000 Share Growth
Dell 9,483 18.0% 8,050 17.9% 17.8%
HP 8,464 16.0% 7,178 15.9% 17.9%
Lenovo 4,072 7.7% 1,163 2.6% 250.2%
Acer 2,493 4.7% 1,622 3.6% 53.7%
Fujitsu Siemens 1,995 3.8% 1,735 3.8% 15.0%
Others 26,303 49.8% 25,347 56.2% 3.8%
All Vendors 52,809 100.0% 45,095 100.0% 17.1%
Source: IDC