Canalys released a report that in the second quarter of 2022, shipments of desktops, notebooks, and workstations in Latin America fell by 6% year-on-year to 5 million units. The report pointed out that after the impact of the epidemic, desktop shipments have stabilized today, reaching 840,000 units, the best performing category in the region.
Moreover, notebook shipments fell 7% to 4.2 million units. High inflation has left Latin America in a tough spot, with consumer spending plummeting and tablet shipments down 30% to 1.4 million units. Canalys said that Lenovo is No. 1 in the desktop and notebook computer market in Latin America.
The vendor’s shipments fell 12%, mainly due to lower consumer demand. HP suffered a similar struggle, with shipments down 15% to 1 million units. Dell, relying on its dominance in the commercial market, rose 7% in shipments, ranking third, and was the only major player to achieve growth. Acer and Asus dropped 9% and 8%, respectively, both in the top five.
In terms of tablet PCs, Lenovo’s tablet PC shipments in Latin America reached 438,000 units, a slight increase of 2%, ranking first. Second-placed Samsung and third-placed Apple saw slightly lower shipments of 2% and 1%, respectively. Multilaser struggled in the second quarter, dropping 17%, placing it in fourth place,despite an 81% drop in shipments, TCL remained in fifth place.