EMEA PC market peaking in 2017

July 21, 2017 6:45 am0 commentsViews: 24

notebook1By MTHULISI SIBANDA,
JOHANNESBURG, (TechnoAfrica) – THE traditional personal computer (PC)market in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regions has continued to improve in the second quarter of 2017 with a total of 15,9 million unitsshipped during the period.
Notebooks performed positively across EMEA with a growth of over 3 percent.However, overall desktop shipments continued to decline, posting an 8,3 percent decrease in EMEA during the period.Malini Paul, Senior Research Analyst, IDC Personal Computing Devices, said the traditional EMEA PC market continued to stabilize for another quarter,thanks to strong notebook results stemming from a faster adoption of mobility, in both the consumer and commercial spaces.
“Back to school also supported large volumes of portable PC,” said Paul.Meanwhile, Hewlett Packard (HP) held onto top spot as the leading PC vendor.Lenovo ranked second ahead of Dell. ASUS and Acer in that order complete the top five.
– Techno

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