Indian PC market grows by 22% in Q2 of 2007

Indian PC market grows by 22% in Q2 of 2007
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First Published: Tue, Sep 25 2007. 04 54 PM IST
Updated: Tue, Sep 25 2007. 04 54 PM IST
By PTI
Bangalore: The overall client PC market in India grew 22.1%, recording 1.53 million shipments in the second quarter of 2007 calendar year as against 1.25 million in the corresponding period last calendar year, market research firm IDC said.
Desktop PC shipments showed a growth of 11.3% while notebook PC spurted by 73.1% during the same period (April-June) this year.
In the overall client PC (notebooks and Desktops combined) market,the rankings remained unchanged. HP retained the top spot with a market share of 22.2%, followed by HCL at 12.8% and Lenovo at 10.3% in terms of unit shipments during the second quarter, IDC said.
In terms of desktop PC shipments, HP managed to regain its top position with a market share of 16.7%, followed by HCL and Lenovo in second and third spots respectively.
In terms of notebook PC shipments, HP retained the top spot with a market share of 40.4%. Lenovo occupied the second spot while Dell climbed up to take the third spot.
Notebook PC market momentum continued unabated in the second quarter, IDC said, adding that brand value and service capabilities would define future market leaders, while volume growth is expected to help make notebook PCs more affordable.
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