Apple Captured 13.6% Share of U.S. PC Shipments



Various estimates released today, the market research firms show that the number of PCs sold in America with 14 percent decline compared to the same quarter in 2012, the number of Macs sold in this period fell by only 6.1 percent. The preliminary estimates from Gartner shows that Apple in the quarter two million Macs sold, some which accounts for a market share of 13.6 percent and third place behind HP and Dell. Market leader HP sold 4.1 million PCs in the U.S. in the third quarter, accounting for 27 percent of the market, while Dell 3.2 million units sold, resulting in a market share of 21.4 percent.

Behind we find Lenovo Apple in fourth place, it is the only company in the top 5 that has experienced a great growth. In the past quarter, the manufacturer sold 1.35 million PCs, accounting for a market share of 8.9 percent and a growth of 6.1% compared to the previous year. The Chinese manufacturer late in the September quarter competitors like Acer and Toshiba behind, both company fell further on a list and sold 28.2% and 33.4% less compared to last year.


There’s even more good news for Lenovo, as the company sold worldwide because most PCs, it is the first time that the company leader can call. In the past quarter, the company sold 13.7 million PCs world, a market share of 15.7 percent, and a 9.8% growth compared to last year. Declining PC market probably has a lot to do with the current crisis and the launch of Windows 8 later this month. Worldwide, the number of PCs sold back by 8.3% compared to the same quarter the previous year.


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