Worldwide PC Monitor Market Sees Growth in Touch Screen Units in the Second Quarter of 2014, According to IDC
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Worldwide PC Monitor Market Sees Growth in Touch Screen Units in the Second Quarter of 2014, According to IDC

FRAMINGHAM, Mass — (BUSINESS WIRE) — September 18, 2014 — Worldwide PC monitor shipments totaled 32.5 million units in the second quarter of 2014 (2Q14), a year-over-year decline of -2.9%, according to the International Data Corporation ( IDC) Worldwide Quarterly PC Monitor Tracker. IDC expects worldwide shipments to continue on their current trajectory, slipping to 107 million units for the full year 2018.

"Despite the overall decline, there was a strong quarter-over-quarter growth rate of 11% in the United States and a slight increase in PC Monitor shipments in Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan)(APeJ). In addition, the shipment totals were stronger than forecast by 4%," said Keerthi Maganti, Research Analyst, Worldwide PC Monitor Trackers at IDC.

Technology Highlights

Vendor Highlights


Worldwide PC Monitor Unit Shipments, Market Share, and Year-over-Year Growth, Second Quarter 2014


2Q14 Unit


2Q14 Market


2Q13 Unit


2Q13 Market



1. Dell       5,005,253       15.4%       5,013,084       14.9%       -0.2%
2. Samsung       4,160,232       12.8%       4,224,021       12.6%       -1.5%
3. HP       3,893,581       12.0%       3,949,730       11.8%       -1.4%
4. Lenovo       3,189,475       9.8%       3,039,458       9.1%       4.9%
5. LG Electronics       3,054,829       9.4%       3,339,607       10.0%       -8.5%
Total Market       32,553,519       100%       33,543,922       100%       -2.9%

Source: IDC Worldwide Quarterly PC Monitor Tracker, August 2014.

In addition to the table above, an interactive graphic illustrating the worldwide market share for the top 5 PC monitor vendors over the previous year is available here. Instructions on how to embed this graphic into online news articles and social media can be found by viewing this press release on

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International Data Corporation (IDC) is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets. IDC helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community to make fact-based decisions on technology purchases and business strategy. More than 1,000 IDC analysts provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries. In 2014, IDC celebrates its 50th anniversary of providing strategic insights to help clients achieve their key business objectives. IDC is a subsidiary of IDG, the world's leading technology media, research, and events company. You can learn more about IDC by visiting


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