Friday, January 18th 2008

Dell Tops US PC Sales

Whilst HP may be the top global computer brand, Dell has retained its crown in the US market, accounting for 29.6% of sales. Dell managed to ship 5.5 million units, which represented a 15.2% year-on-year increase, with HP in second place selling 4.5 million units, a figure which gives it a 24.3% market share. Acer took third spot following its acquisitions of Packard Bell and Gateway last year, with sales of 1.5 million units – up 294.2%. Apple was fourth in the US with 1.06 million units, ahead of Toshiba in fifth. Global sales saw HP commanding a market share of 23.3%, with Dell on 14.6%. Acer, Lenovo and Toshiba came in third, fourth and fifth respectively.Source: PC World
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6 Comments on Dell Tops US PC Sales

#1
Sasqui
I am really excited about this... NOT.
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#2
ShadowFold
At least mac isnt #1.... I really hate macs, in a recent study most mac users are stupid enough to think they are better than PC users.
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#3
Sasqui
^LOL^ I work for a company that makes (almost exclusively) MS based products and you would not beleive the number of people using iBooks :) I think it's some sort of personal statement - what that is, I will not say :wtf:
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#4
Triprift
Ill stick with Hp annihilating dell internationally wich is good to see :D
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#5
jocksteeluk
I have a dell and i wont be buying a new one as this one is un-upgradeable.
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WarEagleAU
Bird of Prey
Most of their sales are to companies, like mine (DoD contracts)
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