Tablet Starting Reduce PC Market Share

SAN FRANCISCO - The decline in PC sales in the world finally happened. This is consistent with the predictions of analysts who believe the tablet PC market could take.

The appearance of tablets apparently quite an impact on the global PC shipments. Since its launch last year, Apple iPad tablet has attracted the attention of consumers. No wonder, if then function the same with computers, are slowly abledefeat PC shipments worldwide .

Launched by the Straits Times, Thursday (04/14/2011), data from International Data Corporation (IDC) shows that global PC shipments worldwide has decreased approximately 3.2 percent over the past three months. This result is surprising because for the first time this has happened throughout history.

Similar to data presented at Gartner's PC shipments. Total PC shipments this quarter around the world reached 84.3 million units, down 1.1 percent from the acquisition of approximately three months earlier.

"Weak consumer demand will be the PC is a major issue for this market. low-priced consumer PCs that had stimulated the growth of PCs in the world was no longer able to attract the attention of users," said Gartner analyst Mikako Kitagawa.

According to Kitagawa, consumers prefer to buy a tablet or other portable electronic gadgets rather than have to buy a cheap PC.

Also, added the analyst from IDC, PC sales decline is also the impact of the earthquake and tsunami that occurred in Japan, where Japan is the location of the PC manufacturer that supplies to brands that dominate the world.