INFOGRAPHIC: Evolution of the desktop PC

The desktop is being reborn, redefined and revolutionised - with touchscreens, super-slim all-in-one design, apps and much more. This graphic charts the evolution of the desktop PC from the IBM 5100 and ZX Spectrum right through to the latest Lenovo IdeaCentre.

19 Mar 2014


Recently tech commentators have claimed the 'desktop is heading the way of the Dodo'. We don't think so. In fact, we believe the desktop is being reborn, redefined and revolutionised.

Today, there's a wide variety of desktop computers with touchscreen, super-slim all-in-one design, apps and much more, reclaiming the desktop's rightful place as the workhorse and entertainment powerhouse of the home and office.

So whether you're into the powerful gaming PCs, stylish all in one PCs such as the Lenovo IdeaCentre A530, HP Rove and Recline or old favourites like the Apple iMac, we believe desktops still have something to offer for everyone!

To celebrate the success of the dekstop PC, we've put together a special graphic to show just how far the technology (both inside and out) has come over the decades...


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