Show both of the company IDC And Gartner The two specialists in market research and statistics show remarkable growth in the computer hardware market during 2019 at a global level for the first time in eight years.
Where the IDC report stated that the global growth rate in the computer market reached 2.7% with 266.7 million devices, while the Gartner statistic came in with a slight difference of 261.2 million devices.
Where the difference came in proportion due to a slight variation in how devices are calculated, as both companies included desktop computers, laptops from notebooks, mobile devices, and Surface devices, but Granter excluded Chromebooks from its list.
While both companies promised that the launch of Windows 10 was a turning point and a basis in the growth of shipments of computers in light of the software giant’s suspension of support for Windows 7 versions, which necessitated users from various fields to update the hardware versions.
According to Microsoft, about 900 million devices have been installed on Windows 10 since last September, with millions of computers remaining within a stone’s throw from an update to the latest Windows version, knowing that 30% of desktop computers are still running Windows 7.
While the IDC clarified that the need to upgrade Windows this time is not the same as the previous due to the difference in the system as it is considered completely new in light of the availability of the fifth generation networks and folding computers.
In the same context, Lenovo, HP, and Dell, the three largest companies in the manufacture of computers worldwide, came at the forefront in terms of the growth of their shipments and sales, while Apple and Acer, which ranked fourth and the fifth in the drop in shipments between 2018 and 2019.