FACTBOX-Holiday PC sales slide for first time in 5 years -IDC
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Holiday season sales of personal computers fell for the first time in more than five years, according to tech industry tracker IDC, as Microsoft Corp's Windows 8 operating system failed to excite buyers and many opted for tablet devices and powerful smartphones instead. The following is IDC's detailed breakdown for global PC shipments and market share.
4Q 2012 4Q 2011 Change Worldwide Worldwide Shipments Shipments HP 15.023 15.113 (0.6) pct million million Lenovo 14.105 13.040 8.2 pct million million Dell 9.482 11.967 (20.8) pct million million Acer Group 6.959 9.692 (28.2) pct million million Asus 6.467 6.126 5.6 pct million million Total 89.789 95.913 (6.4) pct (including million million
others) Source: IDC Worldwide quarterly PC Tracker
(Reporting By Alexei Oreskovic)