Mac Shipments, Overall PC Market Fell During Q3

The PC market took a hit during the third quarter and among the companies affected was Apple. Data from Gartner reveals Apple shipped 4.6 million MacBooks during the period, coming out to a 5.6% decline compared to last year. That brought its market share from 7% to 6.9%.

Other companies also experienced lower shipments, including Lenovo, Dell, Asus, and Acer. HP, however, was able to report a 4.4% increase in shipments at 14.6 million units.

As a whole, the PC market fell by 3.6% during the third quarter, bringing it to 67 million shipments.