For the year, PC shipments were 352.7 million units, a 3.5 percent decline from 2011 (see Table 4). HP retained the top spot in the global PC market, accounting for 16 percent of the market. Lenovo was the No. 2 vendor with 14.8 percent market share. Asus showed the strongest growth among the top five vendors, with shipments increasing 17.1 percent.
|Preliminary Worldwide PC Vendor Unit Shipment Estimates for 2012 (Units)|
|Company||2012 Shipments||2012 Market Share (%)||2011 Shipments||2011 Market Share (%)||2012-2011 Growth (%)|
|Note: Data includes desk-based PCs and mobile PCs, including mini-notebooks but not media tablets such as the iPad.Data is based on the shipments selling into channels.|
|Source: Gartner (January 2013)|