The first quarter of 2011 was not the most glorious for the industry leader in notebook PCs. HP and Acer are indeed facing a decline in market share over the period.
Then he held 20.2% market share in Q4 2010, Hewlett-Packard gets only 18.5% market share next quarter.The same goes for Acer although the drop is minimal, its market share from 14.9% end 2010 to 14.8% in Q1 2011.
In all, this still represents 3.3 million notebook PCs shipped in less the two brands. These cons performance from the industry leaders are partly attributable to weak demand in Europe, a market where HP and Acer sell many of their production in the sector.In addition, the position of these brands in the Middle East and the United States has also deteriorated.
Sony also recorded a decline in market share (4.7% end of 2010, 3.8% in early 2011) while other brands are growing with the exception of Fujitsu remains stable (1.5%).
This is Apple, which rose from 5.3% market share to 5.7%, but especially Samsung and Dell have the best quarterly growth.Korean, seventh World stores and a market share of 6.5% in Q1 2011 against 5.6% in Q4 2010, while that of Texas, the third, going from 11.2% to 12.1%.
At the fourth step of the podium, Toshiba goes from 9.7% to 9.9% market share, followed by Lenovo (9.6% to 9.9%) and Asus (8.4% to 8.7%).