The world’s largest PC vendor, with the philosophy to relentlessly pursue a better way for their products; to make a better way of living, playing and working.
Lenovo is a Fortune 500 company that provides innovative consumer, commercial and enterprise technology.Since its foundation in 1984, It has grown to become a global technology leader with over 60,000 employees worldwide and corporate customers in more than 160 countries.Whether laptop, 2-in-1 touchscreen device, desktop, gaming, tablet or data center, Lenovo products are designed to meet the needs of modern professionals, gamers and innovators.
It has acquired IBM‘s personal computer business in 2005, including the ThinkPad laptop and tablet lines. Lenovo’s acquisition of IBM’s personal computer division accelerated access to foreign markets while improving both the branding and technology. It has paid US$1.25 billion for IBM’s computer business and assumed an additional US$500 million of IBM’s debt. This acquisition made Lenovo the third-largest computer maker worldwide by volume. Lenovo’s purchase of the Think line from IBM also led to the creation of the partnership which works together in the creation of Think-line of products.
It has benefitted from the ThinkPad brand, IBM’s more advanced PC manufacturing technology and the company’s international resources, such as its global sales channels and operation teams.
The constant launch of the new PC products powered by increasing technological innovations has become one of the major PC market trends that has been observed over the recent years. For example, the introduction of new ultraportable thin laptops and all-in-one PCs with touchscreen that save space and enable users to manage their workloads and information more efficiently are becoming some of the best selling products in the global personal computer market.
Meanwhile, many world’s largest computer companies are also increasingly shifting their business focus towards software and gaming industry. For example, Dell is moving its business focus to enterprise software and cloud solutions; HP is focusing on developing its premium devices for gaming ecosystems; Lenovo’s shifting its PC hardware business towards corporate solutions and VR technologies.
- Lenovo, Dell, HP, Apple, Acer and Asus are growing slowly but steadily in the last 6-7 years.
- Smaller players like Toshiba, Samsung, MSI are shrinking, however Microsoft is growing
- 1st – Lenovo
- 2nd – HP
- 3rd – Dell
- 4th – Apple
- 5th – Acer
- 6th – Asus
- 7th – Microsoft
- 8th – Toshiba
- 9th – Samsung
- 10th – MSI