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Personal Computer Shipments in 2005

Red Herring reports that the rest of the world is soundly beating the United States in terms of the pace at which personal computers are being shipped, according to a preliminary Gartner market assessment.

On the supply side, Dell managed to increase its worldwide market share lead over Hewlett-Packard and Lenovo, as worldwide shipments of PCs grew 15.3 percent from 2004 to 2005. PC shipments in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa grew 17.1 percent to 72.7 million units during 2005, while shipments in the U.S. grew 7.5 percent to 67 million. The two regions accounted for more than half of the 218.5 million PC units shipped worldwide during 2005.

The Asia Pacific region and Latin America posted the fastest growth from 2004 to 2005 with an average regional rate of 26 percent. Asia Pacific accounted for 42.8 million units during 2005, while Latin America took 14.7 million units. According to the preliminary report released by Gartner, the U.S. market showed softness in demand in the small, midsize, and enterprise market sectors.

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