As revealed by market analyst International Data Company (IDC), pre-built PC shipments fell in the second quarter of this year (Q2 2022) 15.3% compared to the same period in 2021, which means that they were sent 71.3 million teams in the whole world.
it marks the second consecutive quarter of decline shipments after two years of growth. The decline was worse than expected as supply and logistics deteriorated further due to lockdowns in China, the resurgence of COVID-19 and continued macroeconomic instability.
“Recession fears continue to rise and weaken demand across all segments,” said Jitesh Ubrani, research director for mobile device trackers at IDC.
“Consumer demand for PCs has weakened in the short term and is likely to disappear in the long term, as consumers become more careful with their spending and reaccustom to computing on device types like phones and laptops. tablets. Meanwhile, business demand has been stronger, although it has also slowed as businesses delay purchases.”
Although this is the second consecutive negative quarter, total PC volume remains comparable to the start of the pandemicwhen volumes reached 74.3 million in the second quarter of 2020, which in itself is a very good number, since before the pandemic, in the same quarter of 2018 and 2019, they managed to send 62.1 million and 65.1 million of PCs respectively.
“With the appetite for education PCs saturated and consumer demand sluggish, the U.S. PC market faces another quarter of double-digit declines across most segments,” said Neha Mahajan, Head of Education. research from the Devices and Displays team at IDC. “Demand for business PCs is also showing signs of slowing, but pockets of growth are still expected in certain business sub-segments where demand for lower-midrange Windows devices remains active and unmet.”
The hardest hit in terms of sales was hpwith a drop in shipments, and therefore sales, of 27.6%, followed closely by Manzana (-22.5%) and steel (-19.2%). Who suffered the least from a drop in sales was HAS HIS (-4.6%) closely followed by Dell (-5.3%).