Surface Boosts Microsoft Into Top 5 PC OEM Status

Microsoft has broken into the top five PC makers in the US for the first time. Market research firm Gartner revealed today that Microsoft now holds 4.1 percent of the US PC market, edging out Acer for the fifth spot. Itís the first time Microsoft has entered the top five in the US, thanks to the companyís Surface devices. While Microsoft has secured this top spot in the US, the company still has some work to do before that position is replicated worldwide. Both Acer and Asus are jostling for the fifth spot worldwide, with Lenovo leading across the world. Gartner and IDC both agree that Lenovo is the top PC maker, but the two research firms provide differing estimates for shipments overall. Gartner says PC shipments increased by 0.1... Continue reading…

Surface Boosts Microsoft Into Top 5 PC OEM Status

Microsoft has nudged itself into the top five OEMs in the US thanks to robust Surface sales, but the PC market as a whole is flat. The post Surface Boosts Microsoft Into Top 5 PC OEM Status ...

Fri 12 Oct 18 from Extremetech

PC market flat, as Surface becomes a top-5 computer brand in the US

Microsoft sold 600,000 machines, to Apple's 2 million.

Thu 11 Oct 18 from Arstechnica

Lenovo Takes Global PC Shipments Lead, Microsoft Surface Family Cracks Top 5 In US

There's some big news in the latest round of PC shipment numbers that are coming from Gartner and IDC. Although the firms use differing tracking methods, both show that Lenovo has regained ...

Thu 11 Oct 18 from HotHardware

Lenovo tops worldwide PC market in flat quarter - CNET

Lenovo's market share increases, Apple's slides a bit.

Wed 10 Oct 18 from CNET

Lenovo retakes the top spot in PC shipments

Happy days are here again for Lenovo, though not for most of the PC industry. The Chinese tech firm has reclaimed the top spot for PC shipments in both Gartner and IDC market share ...

Wed 10 Oct 18 from Engadget

Microsoft is now a top five PC maker in the US thanks to Surface

Microsoft has broken into the top five PC makers in the US for the first time. Market research firm Gartner revealed today that Microsoft now holds 4.1 percent of the US PC market, ...

Wed 10 Oct 18 from The Verge

Microsoft is now a top five PC maker in the US thanks to Surface sales

Microsoft is now ahead of Acer and Asus in the US market, nestling behind Apple.

Fri 12 Oct 18 from Techradar

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