Dell increased its market share in 4Q13 due to strong growth in notebooks which increased 49 percent over year
Declining government disbursal on hardware hit Indian computer shipments throughout the October-December quarter, as sales fell by twenty p.c to one.96 million units, analysis firm Gartner aforesaid on weekday.
“Consumers accounted for forty nine p.c of total computer sales within the fourth quarter of 2013,” aforesaid Vishal Tripathi, principal analysis analyst at Gartner. “In the absence of any government orders this quarter, the Indian computer market performed dismally, re-emphasising the actual fact that with current economic sentiments and also the current political situation, enterprises area unit deferring their purchases.”
White boxes (including parallel imports), that accounted for forty four p.c of the desktop market, declined ten p.c within the fourth quarter of 2013 compared to a similar amount last year. within the fourth quarter, mobile PCs registered a twenty seven p.c year on year increase.
Dell inflated its market share in 4Q13 thanks to robust growth in notebooks that inflated forty nine p.c year over year. This growth primarily came from the buyer section wherever hollow grew by seventy p.c. HP’s market share within the client section grew by three p.c compared to the half-moon.
HP had 21.3 p.c market share, followed by hollow at eighteen.6 p.c and Lenovo at fifteen.9 percent. Acer and HCL had market share of nine.2 p.c two|and a couple of|and a pair of}.5 percent, severally. that is a large drop for HCL, that had eleven.6 p.c marketshare in this autumn 2012. Acer additionally recorded a small dip, because the massive 3 of HP, hollow and Lenovo inflated their grip on the market.
The combined marketshare of different vendors additionally recorded a dip from thirty four.4 p.c to thirty two.5 percent