Apple Increases PC Market Share, Ranks Third Behind Dell, HP

July 21, 2008

Apple has managed to gain some serious market share as they now rank third in the U.S. PC market, behind only Dell and HP.Boston (ChattahBox) – Apple has managed to gain some serious market share as they now rank third in the U.S. PC market, behind only Dell and HP.

The figures were released for the second quarter of this year by the research firm Gartner Research, showing that Apple now has an 8.5% market share in the U.S.

Dell still holds the top spot with 31.9% of the PC market, an 11.9% growth over last year. HP is in second in the U.S. with a 25.3% market share.

HP leads in worldwide PC sales though, with an 18.1% market share.

Worldwide PC shipments reached 71.9 million units in the second quarter of 2008, a 16% increase from a year ago.

Overall, the top 5 PC makers in the world are HP (18.1%), Dell (15.6%), Acer (9.4%), Lenovo (7.8%), and Toshiba (4.4%).


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