Global Notebook Shipments Down 14%
Global notebook shipments from the top-5 vendors dived 14% on-month in April, with Lenovo beating HP for the top spot, amid strong Chromebook procurement orders.
Despite the on-month decline, Taiwanese trade publication DigiTimes, asserts the results are stronger than the same time last year.
The news follows an improvement in the global notebook sector, with Taiwanese manufacturers posting a significant jump in Q1Y19 shipments.
Former market leader, HP, notched a whopping ~40% on-month drop in April, citing under-performance from its enterprise division.
Strong Chromebook shipments propped Dell to a marginal 1% on-month slip.
The news marks HP the worst performing vendor in the top-5 for the month.
Top three ODM notebook shipments also dived 11% on-month.