Asia Pacific, Latin America and Eastern Europe exhibited the highest smartphone growth rates of 74.1%, 55.7% and 31.6% respectively, according to Gartner Inc, while Microsoft edged out BlackBerry to take the No 3 spot.
Lenovo has announced a range of touch-enabled PCs which come in a variety of form factors, such as the IdeaPads Z400, Z500, U410, and S400 Touch devices, as well as the IdeaPad Yoga 11S.
Lenovo pulled the wraps off its latest smartphones, with new models ranging from entry-level to top-end performance devices.
ECS ICT Berhad has signed a smartphone distribution agreement with Lenovo Technology Sdn Bhd, the local subsidiary of the world's second-largest personal computer maker.
The joint venture between Lenovo and EMC, first announced in August last year, is beginning to take shape this year with plans to focus on China first, with the rest of Asia to soon follow.
Lenovo will be dividing its business into two units -- the Lenovo Business Group and Think Business Group -- to target mainstream and high-end segments more effectively.
Lenovo is banking on the small and mid-sized business (SMB) market to be a key growth area for its Malaysian operations, citing a report by market research and analyst firm Gartner.
Fresh from the Malaysian rollout of Microsoft Corp’s Windows 8, the most radical re-design of the Redmond, Washington-based tech giant’s operating system, OEM partners have been lining up to unleash their devices on the Malaysian market.
Asia Pacific personal computer shipments totaled 30.3 million units in the second quarter of 2012, a 2.6% decline compared with the same quarter in 2011, according to Gartner. The most notable decline came from China’s PC market at 5.4%, marking its first year-on-year negative growth ever.
Chinese PC maker Lenovo has lifted the veil on its latest business and consumer products, which the company said would suit different consumers' computing needs, styles and palette preferences. The machines are based on Intel's latest 3rd generation Intel Core processors.