back to article Asian PC shipments flatlined in 2020 as global sales soared by 13% – why?

PC shipments in the Asia Pacific region flatlined in 2020, even as global rates soared. But buried in the data is a marked shift from desktop to notebook sales. Desktop, notebook and workstation shipments rose only 0.3 per cent year-over-year in 2020 to reach 103.8M units in Asia Pacific, according to analyst firm …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Picked up an Acer Nitro 5 gaming Notebook on sale, from Amazon. Plays DC Universe, Online, smooth.

    icked an Acer Nitro 5 Gaming Notebo00k

  2. John Brown (no body) Silver badge

    Increased demand and surge pricing?

    Maybe Asia Pacific region sales dropped because worldwide demand, and consequently prices, went up, pricing many out of the market?

  3. LRanger

    Refurbished laptops

    Reading other forums and online shopping sites here in SE Asia, sales of 'refurbished' laptops are doing very well. People realise that they don't need the latest and greatest PC for the kids to study online.

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