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August 14, 2012

iPad shipments increase by 75% in Q2,2012 as Global PC sales at all time high


The above chart is based on Gartner;s estimate on   preliminary PC unit sales for Q2
( based on Asymco figures)

Global  PC shipments rose 12% year on year in Q2 2012 led by iPads and Galaxy Tab as  Tablet sales  more than compensated for disappointing sales of Ultrabooks. This is according to Canalys research reported  in August,2012  

Apple's  iPads   continued to impact  PC sales and had  the biggest single impact on growth rates in the quarter,
However Asus and Samsung made progress with their Transformer and Galaxy Tab product lines. Total ipad shipments increased 75% to 24 million units, representing 22% of all PCs.

Apple continued to lead  the market with an estimated 19% share of global PC shipments led by more than 21 million  iPad shipments in Q2,2012 (this figure also includes desktops and notebooks) in Q2, compared to just over 13 million during the year-ago quarter, representing a massive 59.6-percent year-over-year growth for Apple 

HP, which led the way in Q1, has fallen to the second-place spot, with nearly 13.6 million shipments during the quarter ending yesterday, followed by Lenovo with about 13.2 million, Acer with nearly 10.7 million and Dell with roughly 9.7 million .ASUS and Samsung  together  accounted for  40.6 million devices sold in Q2,2012