The PC market is likely to see another sluggish year but is poised for a rebound in 2013.
Global PC shipments will hit 368 million in 2012, Gartner forecast today, just a 4.4 percent gain from last year. Though not a huge bump, this year will at least show an improvement over 2011 when shipments totaled 352.8 million units, just a half a percentage point gain over 2010.
PC vendors have faced a difficult climate with a lethargic economy, supply constraints, and especially competition from smartphones and tablets.
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