"With its product line heavily focused on mobile PCs, Acer's sequential decline in notebook shipments impacted its position at the total PC level more than its competitors, which were able to draw on the upswing in desktop shipments to bolster their total shipments," said the research firm. "The second-quarter results show the market-share battle between Dell and Acer is not over and that it will continue to rage."
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Although both companies experienced a decline from the prior quarter, numbers are up year-over-year. Dell shipped 16.7% more machines in the second quarter of 2010 than it did in 2009, while Acer topped that growth with a 24.2% increase. HP (the market leader) grew by 11.4%, Lenovo exploded by 47.5%, and Toshiba moved 34.5% more units. The overall market expanded by 22.8%.