Bangalore, Dec 16 (UNI) Overall client PC market in India grew by 25.1 per cent during the third quarter of 2007, year on year basis, with unit shipment being 1.8 million, IDC said today.
IDC in a release here said while desktop pcs grew by 10.9 per cent, Notebook pcs registered a 84.2 per cent growth.
In the overall Client PC (Notebooks and Desktops combined) market the rankings remained unchanged. HP retained the top spot with a market share of 21.6 per cent, followed by HCL at 12.3 per cent, and Lenovo at 10.3 per cent, in terms of unit shipments during the third quarter of calendar year 2007.
In terms of desktop PC shipments HP retained its top position with a market share of 15.2 per cent, 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 37.8 per cent during the period under review with Lenova at the second spot and Acer climbing up to take the third spot.
The release said the sale of desktops between January and September this year was 3.6 million units as against 4.42 million units for calendar year 2006. In case of notebooks the sales recorded was 1.21 million during the first nine months of 2007 as against 980,000 for the whole of last year.
Region wise north recorded a 104 per cent growth during the third quarter of calendar 2007 with the region having 31.8 per cent of the total share. East having a 9.9 per cent share of the total sales recorded a 70 per cent growth, while South having 30.2 per cent of the market grew by 80 per cent. Western region having a 28.1 per cent market share grew by 77 per cent.