‘India PC market rises 28% in April-June’

India’s PC shipments notched a healthy 28.1% growth in April-June 2018 to 2.25 million units, buoyed by strong notebook demand, research firm IDC India said. On the pecking order of vendors, IDC said, HP Inc. maintained its leadership with a market share of 31.6% during the quarter followed by Dell at the second slot (23.7%) and Lenovo at the third position (18%).

Elaborating, IDC said consumer PCs grew 33.7% to 1.09 million units, on the back of promotions and new product offerings with updated specifications and aesthetic designs. Vendors targeted different use cases and provided schemes such as back-to-school offers with extended warranties, cashback offers, IDC said adding that players unveiled exclusive models for the online and offline channels. Commenting on the market scorecard, Nishant Bansal, research manager – PC, IDC India said: “Spending on convertibles and ultra-slim notebooks is increasing due to the popularity of lighter form factors that facilitate mobility.”

Source : https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-business/india-pc-market-rises-28-in-april-june/article24721182.ece

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