Quarterly Chromebook shipments halved
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Quarterly Chromebook shipments halved

International Data Corporation (IDC) reports a sharp drop in shipments of laptops running the Chrome OS operating system: in the second quarter of this year, shipments of such devices were more than halved compared to the same period in 2021.

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Image source: pixabay.com

It is estimated that approximately 6.0 million Chromebooks were sold worldwide between April and June (inclusive). For comparison: A year earlier sales were 12.3 million units. A decrease of 51.4 percent was thus recorded.

Analysts note that the observed picture is partly due to a drop in demand in the education segment. However, Chromebook shipments are still exceeding pre-pandemic levels.

    Image source: IDC

Image source: IDC

The biggest player in the industry is Dell Technologies, whose share has increased from 14.7% to 25.5% in one year. In second place is Acer Group, which strengthened its position from 15.4% to 22.6%. Bronze went to Lenovo with a return of 19.4% compared to 20.4% last year.

Fourth is HP, which has lost a lot of ground, with the company’s share falling from 35.2% to 15.6% over the year. Samsung closes the top five with 6.2% compared to 7.0% in the second quarter of 2021.

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