Because of the US-China trade tensions and Intel's ongoing CPU shortages, worldwide all-in-one (AIO) PC shipments are expected to shrink 5% on year to arrive at only 12.8 million units in 2019, a weaker performance than expected previously, according to Digitimes Research's figures.
AIO PCs will account for 12.6% of overall desktop shipments in 2019, Digitimes Research's numbers showed.
Of the top-4 AIO PC brands, the top-2 brands - Apple and Lenovo - will see sharper shipment declines than others in 2019, while third-place Hewlett-Packard (HP) and foruth-place Dell will both see stead performances.
AIO PC ODM Quanta Computer will be hit quite hard as a result of both Apple and HP cutting orders. Lenovo has also reduced its AIO PC orders for its ODM partners Wistron and Compal Electronics for 2019.
This article is an excerpt from a Digitimes Research Special Report (Global AIO PC shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2019). Visit our latest Special reports.