PC market decline set to bottom out

New figures from Canalys suggests growth will return in the final months of 2023

Computer and tablet shipments fell 21 per cent and 18 per cent respectively over he course of 2022, according to research firm Canalys. Picture: Getty

PC shipments fell by 38 per cent in western Europe to 10.7 million units in the final quarter of 2022, new figures show.

Notebooks were down 40 per cent to 8.6 million units with desktop shipments falling 29 per cent to 2.1 million units, according to research firm Canalys.

The tablet market also suffered from muted consumer spending as shipments dropped 17 per cent to 6.6 million units.

For the full year, computer and tablet ...