Sales of mobile PCs helped to boost total PC shipments with 11.8%

Posted on Monday, Jan 24 2005 @ 19:30 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Market research company Gartner says that worldwide PC shipments raised with 11.8% in 2004, compared to 2003. The growth was mainly to due strong mobile PC sales.
“Overall fourth quarter 2004 PC sales were in line with projections, despite some weakness in the US and EMEA consumer markets. Lower prices, better performance and wireless accessibility accelerated mobile sales,” said Charles Smulders, vice president of Gartner's Computing Platforms Worldwide Group.
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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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