Worldwide market share of the notebook computer

IELTS Academic Writing Task 1 with answer.

You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.

The table below shows the worldwide market share of the notebook computer market for manufacturers in the years 2006 and 2007.

Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the main features, and make comparisons where relevant.

You should write at least 150 words.

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Sample Answer:
The supplied table presents information about the notebook computer manufacturers’ worldwide market share in 2006 and 2007. Overall HP and Dell brands had the largest market share both in this year among the given notebook brands.

According to the given data, HP alone had more than 31% notebook market share which was largest in 2006 and it increased to 34% in the next year which also remained as the largest market share. Dell stood at the second place in terms of their notebook market share both in 2006 and 2007 which 16.6% and 20.2% share respectively. Again, Acer had over 11% share in the notebook market worldwide in 2006 and it decreased to 10.7% in 2007. For Toshiba, Lenovo, and Fujitsu-Siemens the market share were 4 to 6% in 2006. While this market share increased slightly for Toshiba and Lenovo, it got decreased by more than half for Fujitsu-Siemens brand. All other notebook manufacturer in combination hold the 22.8 percent market share in 2006 and that reduced to 19.3 in 2007.

In summery HP had the largest market share worldwide for their notebook both in the given years and Dell stood in the second position in this competition. Popularity of Acer & Fujitsu-Siemens got decreased while all other manufacturers market share increased in 2007 compared to 2006.