Quarterly PC shipments fall to lowest levels since 2007, Gartner says
Worldwide PC shipments fell below 63 million units in the first quarter of 2017 for the first time since 2007, according to the latest note from Gartner.
Gartner says consumers refrain from replacing their older PCs while some have completely abandoned the PC market altogether. Though there is a weak demand on one end, Gartner adds the business segment still sees the PC as an important device and it is the main work device for businesses.
Mikako Kitagawa, principal analyst at Gartner, said: “The market...