PC market up 18.8% in 2005, Dell the leader with 18.1%

IDC published its data on the global PC market in 2005. PC shipments went up by 18.8% in 2005, with Dell, HP and Lenovo maintaining market leadership with 18.1%, 15.6% and 6.2% shares of the market. Combining Lenovo amd IBM results yields a stronger 7.2% market share for Lenovo.

Global PC market in 2005
  2005 2004 Growth
Vendor Shipments, 000 Share, % Shipments, 000 Share, % YTY
Dell 37,732 18.1% 31,769 17.7% 18.8%
HP 32,525 15.6% 28,101 15.7% 15.7%
Lenovo 12,995 6.2% 4,183 2.3% 210.7%
Lenovo (Merged) 15,106 7.2% 13,690 7.6% 10.3%
Acer 9,803 4.7% 6,368 3.6% 53.9%
Fujitsu Siemens 8,489 4.1% 7,187 4.0% 18.1%
Others 107,041 51.3% 101,573 56.7% 5.4%
All Vendors 208,586 100.0% 179,181 100.0% 16.4%
Source: IDC