India PC market up on consumer PC rebound

IDCStrong demand for consumer PCs has helped the India PC market grow to 2.55 million units in Q2, jumping 23.6 percent over Q1 2014, according to IDC.

Overall consumer PC market recorded 1.16 million units, a quarter-on-quarter growth of 12.8 percent over Q1.

“The overall sentiments have picked up and IDC observes improved discretionary spending from consumers across devices. It is expected to have a  positive influence on the market as we enter the festival season starting Onam,” said Manish Yaday, Market Analyst of Client Devices at IDC India.

The commercial PC segment also emerged stronger against expected performance with 1.38 million units shipped in Q2 with a quarter-on-quarter growth of 34.5 percent over Q1. A clear mandate in elections signalled a mark of recovery in the economy. Against last calendar year, business prospects are expected to remain moderately better in the coming six months..

The top three vendors were HP (29.5 percent), Dell (19.1 percent) and Lenovo (13.9 percent).

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