Dell Technologies and HP Inc, one of the world’s top three PC makers, warned late last week that continued chip shortages could affect their ability to meet laptop demand this year. After that, Dell shares fell 1%, and HP shares fell 6%.

For the next quarter, Dell, the world’s third-largest PC maker, reported that its desktop, laptop and tablet client solutions group grew 20% year over year to reach $ 13.31 billion. … However, due to supply constraints, the company expects revenues to be lower in the current quarter than in the previous quarter.

Dell and HP warn that chip shortages will hit PC shipments this year

In the case of HP, the world’s second-largest PC vendor and also recently reporting for the next quarter, PC sales grew 27% year over year. At the same time, sales of laptops only – by 47%. However, the manufacturer lamented that the shortage of components will limit the supply of personal computers and printers, at least until the end of the year.

However, the companies expressed optimism about the outlook for the market as a whole, expecting continued growth in demand for laptops, necessary for users to work and study remotely.

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