Lenovo Claims Top Laptop Supplier Spot After Record-Breaking Quarter

While the rest of the PC market flounders and looks for a savior in Ultrabooks and Windows 8, Lenovo keeps quietly turning in quarter after quarter of massive growths and increasing profits. Newly released numbers from the company’s most recent quarter continue the trend: Lenovo’s $8.7 billion in sales marks its best three-month span ever, which helped propel the company to record levels of income and overall market share.

In other words, Lenovo and HP’s fight over the number one PC supplier spot may be settled very, very shortly.

To be fair, that $8.7 billion figure includes Lenovo’s non-PC segments as well, but Lenovo’s bread-and-butter is laptops, and Lenovo’s laptop segment did very well last quarter thanks to stellar offerings like the ThinkPad X1 Carbon. In fact, things went so well that Lenovo officially laid claim to being the world’s prolific laptop supplier after an 11.3 percent increase in shipments year-over-year, compared to an estimated 7 percent average decrease for the overall laptop market. That’s good for 16 percent of the laptop market and more than $4.6 billion in worldwide sales.

Lenovo’s desktop segment also posted strong numbers, increasing 5 percent year-over-year to $2.8 billion in sales, or about a third of the company’s revenues.

The company’s mobile and home division didn’t do quite as well with “just” $718 million in worldwide sales, but that’s still a 155 percent gain over last year’s total. Lenovo’s already the second-largest supplier of smartphone and tablets in China.

Hit Lenovo’s press release for full nitty-gritty financial details.


LEAVE A REPLY
Name*
Email* (will not be published)
Website
*Indicates required field
Comments*
Submit Comments

FIND A REVIEW
Laptops
All Product Types Accessories Cars Digital Camcorders Digital Cameras eReaders GPS Laptops MP3 & Video Players Projectors Smartphones Software Storage Tablets / MIDs VoIP Wi-Fi
All Subcategories
All Subcategories All-Purpose Budget Business Desktop Replacement Gaming Multimedia Netbook Nettop Rugged Student Tablet PCs Ultraportable
Brand
Acer Alienware Apple Archos ASUS Averatec BenQ CTL Corp. Dell Digital Storm eMachines Emtec Everex Fujitsu GammaTech Gateway General Dynamics Getac Gigabyte Hercules HP HTC iBuyPower Intel Lenovo MSI Nokia Nvidia OCZ OLPC OQO Origin Panasonic Sager Samsung Sony Sylvania Systemax TabletKiosk Toshiba Verizon Viewsonic Viliv VooDoo Workhorse PC ZT Systems
Minimum Rating
Any Rating Editor's Choice 4.5 Stars 4.0 Stars 3.5 Stars 3.0 Stars
Screen Size
10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 20 4 5 6 7 8 9
Resolution
1024x576 1024x600 1024x768 1200X800 1280 x 720 1280x1024 1280x768 1280x800 1366x678 1366x768 1440x1050 1440x900 1600x768 1600x900 1680x1050 1680x945 1920x1080 1920x1200 800x400 800x480
Weight Range
10.1 - 12.0 pounds 12.1 - 14.0 pounds 14.1 - 16.0 pounds 2 lbs 2 pounds and under 2+ lbs 2.1 - 4.0 pounds 4.1 - 6.0 pounds 6.1 - 8.0 pounds 8.1 - 10.0 pounds Over 16 pounds Under 2 pounds
more options
SUBSCRIBE