Worldwide PC shipment hits 68.5m units in First Quarter of 2015

April 14, 2015: As per the International Data Corporation (IDC), the total worldwide shipment in first quarter of 2015 has reached 68.5 million units. The figure is 6.7% less than last year and lowest in last six years.
                      
The research shows the quarter one findings from it's Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker explains that a downturn followed a "strong second half of 2014", driven by upgrades from Windows XP, for which Microsoft discontinued support.

The quarter one shipment were the lowest since Q1 of 2009.

Rajanj Singh, Senior Research Analyst says: "Despite the decline, PC shipments in the United States declined at a slower rate than all other regions in first quarter, outperforming worldwide trends for the 11th consecutive quarter."

"The end of Bing promotions on 15-inch notebooks, unfavourable currency exchanges and consequently an increase in prices of components, all led to rise of average selling prices and decline in PC shipments," IDC said in a statement.

Source: ArabianIndustry.com, Image by itp.net
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