India PC Market Shrinks 8 Percent in Q1, HP Leads: IDC

The market witnessed a year-on-year (YoY) drop of 8.3 percentage with imports reaching 2.15 million units in the firstquarter of 20-19, ” said that the report.

Despite maintaining its leadership status in the current market, HP saw a 9.7 per cent YoY decline, mainly as a result of consumer division that shrunk 21.3 percent within the first quarter of this past year.

Dell retained the 2nd position having a 25.9% market share with a YoY increase of 2.2 percent and also a quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) increase of 26.7 per cent.

Lenovo stayed at third stake with an industry share of 25.2 percent in Q1 of 2019 in India conventional PC market, celebrating a 6.2 percent YoY growth and a 29.2 percent sequential development.

The India PC market remained feeble outside big commercial deals as a result of poor consumer demand, higher inventory from prior quarters and also supply issues for Intel processors, IDC said.

The notebook category contributing 61.4 percentage of the India PC marketplace imports witnessed a 9.8 percentage YoY reduction. Within laptops, Ultra slim category, with a 25.3 percentage share of the market, grew 86.5 per cent.

“Spending towards ultra-slim notebooks is increasing due to factors like improved freedom due to thinness of the product and enhanced aesthetics,” Bharath Shenoy, Market Analyst, PCs, IDC India, said in a statement.


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