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Lenovo Smartphone Sales Q1 2014

World’s top PC vendor now sells more smartphones and tablets than PCs

August 15th, 2013

If anyone needed more evidence that the post-PC era is upon us, they likely got it Thursday morning. Lenovo on Thursday posted its fiscal first-quarter results, revealing that it earned $170 million in profit on a record $8.8 billion in sales. The most interesting news from Lenovo, however, was that it confirmed that combined smartphone …

Lenovo Smartphone Market Analysis

Lenovo looks poised to break out in the smartphone market

August 5th, 2013

Throughout 2013, Lenovo has been the only major PC vendor to hold its ground while rival vendors have gone into free fall. The company is unsurprisingly trying to expand its success in other markets and new research from Canalys shows that the company is off to a terrific start so far in the smartphone market. …

HP Lenovo Notebook Market Share

Dubious honor: HP may regain lead from Lenovo in cratering notebook market

July 31st, 2013

It may not mean as much as it did a few years ago, but HP could soon overtake Lenovo to once again become the world’s largest manufacturer of notebooks. Digitimes‘ supply chain sources claim that HP “is expected to see notebook shipments in the third quarter of 2013 increase 15-20% on quarter while Lenovo is …

PC Sales Analysis Lenovo

Every major PC vendor except Lenovo is in free fall

July 18th, 2013

Throughout this year of gloomy PC sales, one constant has remained: Lenovo has been the only vendor whose shipments have either held steady or have actually grown. IDC’s latest report on PC sales illustrates this trend in particularly stark terms, as Lenovo was the only PC vendor to post a year-over-year increase in PC shipments in …

Lenovo Manufacturing Plant United States

In odd twist, Chinese PC vendor Lenovo shifts manufacturing to U.S.

July 15th, 2013

We hear a lot about American companies offshoring their manufacturing operations to China, but now we have a true man-bites-dog story of a Chinese company shifting its own manufacturing to a plant in the United States. Bloomberg reports that Chinese PC vendor Lenovo has “recently opened a manufacturing plant in North Carolina” that will help …

Lenovo Global PC Market Share

Lenovo is now the world’s top PC vendor

July 11th, 2013

It may not be as big of an honor as it was five years ago, but Lenovo can now proudly say that it’s the world’s No.1 PC vendor. AllThingsD points out that the latest numbers from both Gartner and IDC show that Lenovo has overtaken HP to become the top PC OEM in the world by …

Lenovo Smartphone Joint Venture

Lenovo making serious push into the smartphone market

June 4th, 2013

Lenovo has never made a serious push into the realm of mobile devices but that may be about to change. The Wall Street Journal reports that Lenovo “is in preliminary talks with ‘multiple parties’ about a possible joint venture in smartphones” as a way to offset the global decline in PC sales. What makes Lenovo …

PC market continued to tumble in April

May 6th, 2013

A recent report suggested Windows 8 may have hurt the declining global PC market rather than helped it, and new inside data points to a continued negative trend in April. According to Digitimes’ research arm, the top-5 PC vendors in the world saw their notebook shipments plummet a combined 20% sequentially in March. The site …

Lenovo PC Shipments

Why Lenovo has been the only OEM to weather the great PC collapse so far

April 11th, 2013

The Wednesday IDC report on the disastrous state of the PC industry had one very interesting tidbit that many overlooked: Namely, that while companies such as HP (HPQ) and Acer (2353) saw their shipments collapse by more than 20% year-over-year, Lenovo (LNVGY) actually held steady and experienced no decline in shipments. According to Businessweek, there are a couple of …