Global portable shipments affected 64 million units (almost as much as the record high in the fourth quarter of 2011 when portable shipments were 64.6 million) as demand continued to increase due to other waves of COVID-19 in many countries and companies continued to invest in long-term transitions to telework. Shipments of laptops and mobile workstations increased by 28.3% from the previous year. This is in contrast to stationary and stationary workstations, which saw that shipments shrank by 26.%
Lenovo regained the top spot in the PC market in the third quarter with a growth of 1
Apple sold about 6.4 million Macs in the third quarter of 2020. That compares with 5.6 million last year. (Please note that Canalys does not include iPads in its personal computer. If it did, Apple’s market share would be even higher).