He said Hardware industry executives and analysts: The global demand for laptops and desktops in 2020 has reached a level not seen since the iPhone debuted in 2007.
And manufacturers are still months away from fulfilling pending orders Remote learning and work has turned the PC market upside down during the coronavirus pandemic.
This led to an increase in smartphone sales with increased interest in larger devices, which have become an afterthought for iPhones and Android devices over the past decade.
Greg Prendergast said: Gregg Prendergast, Chief Operating Officer of North, Central and South America at a company Acer Hardware Manufacturing: The entire supply chain has been strained like never before.
Annual global shipments of personal computers, the term for laptops and desktops, exceeded 300 million in 2008 and recently decreased to 250 million.
Some analysts now expect 2020 to end at around 300 million shipments, an increase of about 15 percent from last year.
Tablets are seeing the fastest growth, Computers and tablets in use could reach 1.77 billion by the end of 2021, up from 1.64 billion in 2019, according to research firm Canalys.
Analysts said: It is difficult to obtain components, including screens and processors, in light of the presence of many factories that have been closed due to the Corona virus.
Some of the computers that will be introduced to the market in the next few months meet new needs.
Analysts said: It features better cameras and speakers for video conferencing, and more models have a cellular chip, which helps users who can access 4G or 5G networks, but not the traditional wireless network.
(Sam Burd), the official at a company Dell PC manufacturer, this month: The renaissance of the industry may soon bring in devices that include artificial intelligence to simplify tasks, such as: log in and turn off cameras.
Dell online orders from consumers rose 62 percent in the third quarter compared to a year ago.