COVID-19 Creates Soaring Demand for PCs

PC Magazine|June 2020

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COVID-19 Creates Soaring Demand for PCs
The coronavirus and the ensuing need to work from home is creating skyrocketing demand for PCs, according to research firms. Canalys attributes the surge to businesses upgrading their workforces with new laptops and IT equipment.

At the same time, parents have been shopping for new PCs so their kids can attend classes online.

“The PC industry has been boosted by the global COVID-19 lockdown, with products flying off the shelves throughout Q1,” says Canalys Research Director Rushabh Doshi. Other products in demand include webcams, monitors, printers, and headphones.


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June 2020