Chromebook shipments recorded a 75 per cent on-year development to hit 11.9 million units throughout the second quarter of 2021, outperforming other categories, according to Canalys information. Global Computer market place shipments, like these of tablets, rose 10 per cent on year to 121.7 million units. The development in shipment of tablets has began to plateau, nevertheless, as April-June saw a mere 4 per cent annual development to 39.1 million units.
HP continued to hold the leading spot in Chromebook shipments, clocking in sales of 4.3 million units and an annual development price of 116 per cent in Q2. Lenovo, meanwhile, shipped 2.6 million units — an 82 per cent annual development. Acer notched an on-year development of 83 per cent as Chromebook shipments crossed 1.8 million units. Dell and Samsung have been the other two companies in the leading 5, with the American giant the only corporation to record a decline in shipments.
However, the tablet market place witnessed a mixed Q2. While Apple shipped 14.2 million iPads to retain its position as market place leader, its functionality was flat. Samsung, on the other hand, shipped 8 million units for an annual development of 13.8 per cent. Among the leading 5, which also contains Amazon and Huawei, Lenovo clocked the highest development with 78 per cent immediately after shipping 4.7 million units.
Lenovo also recorded a staggering 23 per cent annual development in the all round Computer market place of laptops, notebooks, desktops, and tablets, shipping 24.7 million units. Apple consolidated its hold on second spot with a 5 per cent annual development and shipments totalling 20.6 million units. With 18.6 million units, HP shipments recorded the slowest annual development at 2.7 per cent. Dell and Samsung also retained their positions in a leading 5 that was unchanged from Q1.