OnMSFT.com Q4 PC sales affected by CPU shortages, US trade war with China

Now that 2018 is past us, we finally have some data about PC sales during the holiday seasons, and they’re not looking really good. According to IDC and Gartner, PC sales in Q4 have been negatively affected by CPU shortages and the US trade war (via ZDNet). “The fourth quarter is typically oriented toward consumer promotions that help drive the industry’s biggest quarter of the year, but the confluence of events in 2018 led to the lowest sequential growth for a holiday quarter since the fourth quarter of 2012,” explained IDC.

Link: OnMSFT.com Q4 PC sales affected by CPU shortages, US trade war with China
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