With the bombardment of tablets and smartphones, the overall PC market has grown only by 2.3 percent year-over year. However Apple has seen considerable growth compared to other PC vendors.
In Q2, 2011, Apple witnessed a growth of 8.5 percent year over year, in the U.S market. The company surged past Acer and Toshiba to become the third largest PC vendor in US, with a 10.7 percent market share. Toshiba grew by 3.3 percent, Acer fell 22.6 percent in Q2, 2011.
HP still tops the chart with a 26.9 percent market share followed by Dell, which holds 22.6 percent of the PC market, Mashable reports.
IDC’s data also suggests that Apple is in the third place in US but suggests an even bigger growth for the company: 14.7% in Q2 2011 year-over-year.