Computer shipments collapsed in 2022

Lenovo remains the company with the largest market presence, Gartner data reveals.


Computer shipments totaled 65.3 million units in the fourth quarter of 2022, 28.5% less than that registered in the same period of 2021, indicates the consulting firm Gartner .

In all of 2022, computer shipments totaled 286.2 million units, down 16.2% from 2021.

“The anticipation of a global recession, rising inflation and higher interest rates have had a major impact on demand for computers,” said Mikako Kitagawa, Gartner ‘s director of research .

Kitagawa indicated that the previous acquisition of computers due to the pandemic in mass consumption and a drop in business requirements in the face of an economy that is slowing down worldwide are important factors.

Lenovo leads the computer market

Lenovo ‘s lead in PCs continues with 24% shipments worldwide. HP Inc. posted 20.2% while Dell managed 16.7% to close out the podium.

Apple (10.7%), Asus (7.5%) and Acer (5.5%) also stand out. The rest of the brands occupy 15.4% of shipments, according to Gartner .

According to Gartner data, the brands that lost the most in number of shipments compared to the fourth quarter of 2021 are Acer (-41.2%), Dell (-37%) and HP (-29.1%).