Lenovo overtakes HP in PC sales and plans to enter Ukrainian market with its smartphobes
Worldwide shipments of PCs fell sharply in the Q3 2012, as some consumers spent their electronics dollars on smartphones and tablets and others held off for a new version of Windows.
According to estimations, Chinese PC maker Lenovo Group Ltd. outsold Hewlett-Packard Co. for the first time to become the world's largest seller of PCs.
Gartner said global PC shipments fell 8.3 percent to 87.5 million, while IDC said the decline was 8.6 percent to 87.8 million. Their reports came hours after a third research firm, IHS iSuppli, projected that PC shipments are bound for their first annual decline in 11 years.
Lenovo Group Ltd plans to enter Ukrainian market in H2 2012 with its smatrphones (#2 smartphones in China).