Products Of The Year 2023: The Finalists
CRN staff compiled the top partner-friendly products that launched or were significantly updated over the last year. Now it’s up to solution providers to choose the winners.
Laptop computers are another channel technology staple.
Demand for laptop computers soared during the COVID-19 pandemic as many people began working from home. But the PC market, including laptops, has been in a serious slump since early 2022 due to macroeconomic headwinds, weak demand from both businesses and consumers, and shifts in IT budgets away from device purchases, according to market researcher IDC.
But IDC recently said there are early signs of growth in the PC market and is forecasting that PC shipments will grow 3.7 percent in 2024 to 261.4 million units.
Acer Swift Go 16/Edge 16
Dell Precision 7780/7680
HP Dragonfly G4
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 11
MacBook Pro M2 Max (16-inch)
Samsung Galaxy Book3 Ultra