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The PC market was buoyed by the intake of Windows 8.1 systems in September and other business purchases, helping to slow the sales decline in Q3 2013, say analysts.
Global PC shipments are set to decline by 9.7 per cent this year as tablets and smartphones continue to take a bite out of the traditional computer market.
Consumers are unwilling to shell out premium prices in order to purchase touchscreen laptops, according to Bob O’Donnell from American analyst firm IDC.
Worldwide tablet shipment growth slowed in Q2 2013, with year-on-year sales growth of the Apple iPad falling 14 per cent.
Smaller smartphone vendors are driving more growth in the global mobile phone market, claims research firm IDC.
PC shipments in the UK fell by 13.9 per cent during Q2 - a drop that was to be expected claims research firm IDC.
Lenovo has pipped HP to the global number one PC vendor spot in terms of shipments made during Q2 2013, with a 16.7 per cent share of the market.