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Global PC sales up 17.1% in Q3 2005, leaders - Dell, HP, Lenovo

According to IDC, global PC shipments grew 17.1% in Q3 2005.

According to IDC, global PC shipments grew 17.1% in Q3 2005. Dell remained the global market leader, followed by HP, Lenovo and Acer. IDC estimates 52.8 mln PCs were sold in Q3 2005.

Worldwide PC shipments in Q3 2005

 Q3 2005Q3 2004QTQ
VendorShipments, 000ShareShipments, 000ShareGrowth
Dell9,48318.0%8,05017.9%17.8%
HP8,46416.0%7,17815.9%17.9%
Lenovo4,0727.7%1,1632.6%250.2%
Acer2,4934.7%1,6223.6%53.7%
Fujitsu Siemens1,9953.8%1,7353.8%15.0%
Others26,30349.8%25,34756.2%3.8%
All Vendors52,809100.0%45,095100.0%17.1%
Source: IDC