​Lenovo claims pole position in IDC and Gartner PC market share reports

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Lenovo has once again claimed the number one spot in PCs shipped globally, with both IDC and Gartner listing the Chinese multinational as shipping around 16,000 desktops, notebooks, and workstations in the third quarter of 2018.

In IDC’s third-quarter PC rankings, Lenovo was reported as being accountable for 16,152 — 24 percent — of the total devices shipped in the three-month period, while Gartner reported Lenovo as shipping 15,889 units during the same period.

In total, IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Personal Computing Device Tracker reported 67,387 individual desktops, notebooks, and workstations were shipped; similarly, Gartner had the total at 67,206.

Coming in second to Lenovo for both analyst firms was HP, with IDC’s 15,359 total and Gartner’s 14,629 figure giving the


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