Top 5 manufacturers of personal computers in 2Q

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Posted: Aug 20, 2012 11:20 AM
Top 5 manufacturers of personal computers in 2Q

Despite recent struggles, Hewlett-Packard Co. is still the leading PC maker in the world.

HP already said it will take a massive charge against its earnings for the latest quarter, leading to a record loss of nearly $9 billion. It comes as the maker of personal computers struggles to compete with mobile devices. HP reports quarterly earnings on Wednesday, a day after Dell does.

According to IDC, these are the top 5 PC manufacturers in second quarter of 2012. The numbers are estimates and do not reflect figures disclosed by the company after IDC's report came out July 11.


Hewlett-Packard Co., 13.4 million shipped worldwide, 15.5 percent share

Lenovo Group Ltd., 12.9 million, 14.9 percent

Dell Inc., 9.6 million, 11.1 percent

Acer Group, 9 million, 10.4 percent

AsusTek Computer Inc., 6.1 million, 7.1 percent

Others, 35.6 million, 41.1 percent.

Total: 86.7 million

United States:

Hewlett-Packard Co., 4.1 million shipped in U.S., 25.9 percent share

Dell Inc., 3.6 million, 22.5 percent

Apple Inc., 1.8 million, 11.4 percent

Lenovo Group Ltd., 1.28 million, 8 percent

Acer Group, 1.25 million, 7.9 percent.

Others, 3.9 million, 24.4 percent.

Total: 15.9 million

Source: IDC