The market research company International Data Corporation (IDC) forecasts for the fourth quarter 2020 an increase in notebook and desktop PC sales compared to the same period of the previous year around 18.2 percent. The demand for mobile computers and desktop PCs driven by the Corona pandemic for about April for home office and distance lessons at schools and universities is to continue the analysis of market researchers by 2021. For 2021, the IDC then sees growth of 1.4 percent. Show that particular notebooks are in demand, the demand for desktop PCs Sink, on the other hand.
First, the market researchers were amed that the monthly high flight at the PC-sell was finding a fast end. "At the beginning of the year, after a six-month, there was a thrust for the industry", Says Ryan Reith, Analyst at IDC. But now show that the upswing sustainable trap. IDC ames that there is a fundamental change in working life to trend to home office and schools and universities to distance learning. This has been ensured that the upswing in the PC-sell continues to 2022 and beyond. Not only the PC sells but also the average selling price rose. Jitesh Ubrani, Research Manager at IDC, ames that each person will have a computer in a household, with the consumers to buy more expensive devices.
More notebooks, less desktop PCs
In the last few months, the PC-selled especially notebooks on the sound. Even for the fourth quarter of 2020, the IDC analysts see the selling mobile computers on the upswing. Thus, the notebook sales are to rise by 26.4 percent in the previous year, 2021 the growth should then be 3.2 percent. Desktop PCs should be less demanded. The IDC expects 2020 with a 17.3 percent ridge compared to 2019. A total of around 15.5 million desktop PCs and 215.8 million notebooks are delivered worldwide, it is called in the analysis of the IDC. A total growth of 11.2 percent together.
The possible development of the PC market from 2020 to 2024 according to the IDC view.
The trend towards mobile computers also go further in the following years: In the period from 2020 to 2024, the deliveries of notebooks will increase by 4.5 percent, which shrink by desktop PCs by 5.6 percent. Overall, in the period considered, an average increase in PC deliveries of 1.4 percent. However, the market will slow down to 2024, show the predicted figures of the IDC. Then 281.5 million PCs should be delivered compared to 291.3 million in 2020. 68.5 million were then eliminated on desktop PCs and 213 million on notebooks.
That mobile calculators are asked also showed the tablet sells. The IDC shows here 2020 an increase of 10 percent. For this, especially the various iPad lines of Apple were provided. Android tablets, on the other hand, were merely playing a role in emerging markets, in areas where it is on the price.
Even in April, the IDC had become more influenced in the development of the PC market 2020. Because of the Corona Pandemic and the Factory Trials in China, the opinion researcher Expected bottlenecks in the supply chain of notebooks and desktop PCs. In addition, it should come through the crisis to a buying to buy.