Apple’s PC Shipments Plunge Sharply as Demand Slows Down

PC shipments plunged sharply this year as demand for work engine post-pandemic era slowdown, according to the latest report by IDC.

Shipments by all PC makers dropped 29% to 56.9 million units in the first quarter of this year as the trend of working from home during and after the Covid-19 pandemic died down and people are returning to office for their usual work.

Apple Inc. took the largest hit as its personal computer shipments plunged 40.5% in the first three months this year. Meanwhile, Lenovo Group Ltd. and Dell Technologies Inc. recorded more than 30% drop. Asustek Computer Inc. and HP Inc. fell 30.3% and 24.2%, respectively.