Two US and one Chinese manufacturers are coming a little closer to the point where they will hold more than 60 of the total computer market
What is the next few years for the PC world? Are we on the way to convergence and a significant reduction in the quantity and variety of sales and competitors in it, or rather face a renewed flowering when the worst is already behind us? It is not certain that anyone has an unequivocal answer to this question, but for now it seems that the market is definitely operation Steps toward convergence, with three representatives becoming larger and larger as others step in or even slide backward.
Recent quarterly data from the two leading market research firms, IDC and Gartner, makes it clear that the computer market continues to shrink, just as it has done in most quarters since its heyday in 2011 (although the trend is not entirely agreed upon) Lenovo, and especially HP, can be satisfied with the situation, as their relative market share has grown since the beginning of the second half of 2017, when these three manufacturers together make up a record 56 to more than 58 of total market sales, while smaller competitors Dark, Asus And Isser are left behind.
If at some stage we see actresses such as Toshiba And Samsung join Sony and Fujitsu and give up their place in the market, it is not inconceivable that it will be possible to talk about an era where the choice between computers will amount to a number of manufacturers that can be named with only one hand, but for now it can be estimated that this is not a reality for tomorrow morning. That it will still take time (if it does happen) - just as there is no denying the fact that consumers are buying fewer stationary and portable PCs than in the past, but the marketPC Certainly not dead, as is customary from time to time.
An interesting Gartner forecast for the coming years claims that the sales volume we see in the last two years, with just over 250 million computers sold worldwide each year, will continue to accompany us at least until the end of the decade - albeit as part of a trend of significant strengthening in the category The prestigious and thin laptops, at the expense of computers Mobile Larger and more traditional computers and stationary computers. Will all this only accelerate the strengthening of the starting trio, or will it give rise to the emergence of more significant competitors? We promise to continue to follow and update you.