According to recent reports by market research firm IDC and Gartner, Chinese PC maker Lenovo overtook Dell to become the world’s No.2 PC maker for the first time in the third quarter of this year, with market share of 13.5% (Gartner thinks so) or 13.7% (IDC thinks so).

HP which faced with a serious question of “whether to sell or not” retains top spot, commanding a 17.7% of market share while IDC put the company’s market share at 18.1%.

Global shipments edged up 3.2% from a year ago according to Gartner or 3.6% by IDC.

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