Apple took 4.5 per cent of the US PC market during Q2, establishing it as the fourth most successful vendor of the quarter, figures from market watcher IDC reveal.
The Mac maker still has a long way to go to challenge Dell and HP, respectively the number one and number two firms in the US chart, with 34.7 per cent and 18.7 per cent of the market. However, Apple is within shouting distance of Gateway – the number three player’s Q2 share came to six per cent, IDC said. Lenovo’s acquisition of IBM’s PC business put it in fifth place, with a 4.1 per cent share.
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