“According to market research company Gartner, Apple was the fifth-largest manufacturer in the PC (personal computer) segment at the end of 2015,” Adam Rogers writes for Market Realist. “In 2015, Apple shipped 21 [million] Mac units, representing 7.2% of the global market share, compared to 20 [million] units in 2014 at 6.2% of the market share. Mac shipments rose 5.8% YoY (year-over-year) for Apple in 2015.”
“China’s Lenovo was the leading manufacturer in 2015 with 57.1 million units, followed by Hewlett-Packard at 52.6 million units, Dell at 39.2 million units, and Asus at 21.2 million units,” Rogers writes. “Apple was the only PC manufacturer to see YoY growth in its PC shipments. Shipments for Lenovo, HP, Dell, Asus, and Acer fell by 3.1%, 4.4%, 3.3%, 6.5%, and 15.3%, respectively, in 2015.”
“Apple was the third-largest manufacturer in the United States in 4Q15, with 2.2 million units shipped,” Rogers writes. “It made up 12.8% of the total PC market.”
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