Apple may continue to be lumped into the “other” category in global PC shipments, but with the latest numbers from IDC Apple is doing very well in the US. Apple holds the third place spot in the US PC shipment market with 10.6% of the US market and shipped about 1.99 million computers in Q3 2010. The top dog in US shipments was HP with 4.5 million unit shipped.
Dell had the second spot in the States with 4.3 million units with Acer in fourth shipping 1.94 million units, and Toshiba in fifth with 1.5 million units shipped. On the global PC market HP lead the way with 157 million, Acer was second with 11.6 million, and Dell was third with 11.1 million.
Lenovo took fourth place with 9.2 million units shipped, Asus shipped 4.7 million for fifth, and Toshiba was sixth with 4.6 million computers shipped for Q3 2010. Asus was a big mover globally with 30% gains thanks to strong performance in Asia and other places. Lenovo also grew by 30% for the quarter as the market is up everywhere.