PC market
Feb 8, 2021

Remote working helps Lenovo take 20% market share in SA

The consumer switch to remote working and e-learning enabled the multinational tech firm to exceed growth expectations, reaching 20% market share in SA.

Jul 30, 2020

Taiwan-based Asus eyes tender opportunities in SA

The Taiwanese PC maker says it’s witnessing plenty of sales opportunities coming up now as a result of more people working from home.


SA’s personal computing device market takes a knock

In the MEA region, South Africa experienced the biggest decline in shipments of personal computing devices year-on-year during the first quarter.

Apr 14, 2020

Coronavirus decimates global PC shipments

After three consecutive quarters of growth, the worldwide PC market experienced its sharpest decline since 2013 due to the COVID-19 outbreak, says Gartner.

Dec 30, 2019

SA still has a lot to give, says Lenovo

With the country’s PC market on the decline, the Chinese multinational sees many opportunities in South Africa.


After 19 quarters, MEA PC market finally grows

A total of 5.3 million units were shipped across the region in Q3 2019, indicating an increase of 5.5% in Q3 2018, says IDC.

Jan 14, 2019

Worldwide PC shipments decline 4.3%

After two quarters of growth in 2Q18 and 3Q18, PC shipments declined in the fourth quarter, says Gartner.

Oct 11, 2017

Traditional PC market stabilises

Improvement in emerging markets as well as US back-to-school promotions helped boost the market, says IDC.

Jul 21, 2017

Lenovo buoyant in SA despite PC market free-fall

The Chinese multinational company grows its local business, banking on the strong rand and a reasonably flat inflation rate.

Jul 18, 2017

Mild improvement in 2Q17 PC shipments

The traditional PC market fared slightly better than expected in 2Q17, tilting just above the previous forecast.

Apr 18, 2017

Tough phase for traditional PC market

The traditional PC market faces competition from tablets, smartphones and lengthening PC lifecycles, says IDC.

Jul 12, 2016

PC market suffers 7th consecutive dip

Shipments totalled 64.3 million units in the second quarter of 2016, a 5.2% decline from the second quarter of 2015, says Gartner.

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