PC makers sold 288.9 million PCs in 2020, a leap of 8.6 percent over the previous year, and the second consecutive year of growth for the once-struggling industry.
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PC makers sold 264 million units in 2019, according to data collected by Gartner and IDC, a gain of 1.9 percent year-over-year.
The PC market has now experienced seven years of decline, with PC sales hitting 259 million units in calendar year 2018.
There was one surprise in the quarter: Lenovo regained the top spot in the market, displacing HP.
In an open letter, Intel claims it is seeing "surprising" growth in its PC business this year. Where surprising means modest.