NEW DELHI :
The PC market in India continued its development momentum registering 27% development in cargo at 2.9 million items within the December 2020 quarter from 2.3 million items within the year-ago interval, as per analysis agency IDC.
Nevertheless, the market — comprising desktops, notebooks, and workstations —witnessed a 6.4% decline in cargo on a full-year foundation with cargo at 10.27 million items in 2020 as in opposition to 10.97 million items in 2019.
In the course of the October-December 2020 quarter, the pocket book phase grew 62.1% year-on-year to contribute greater than three-fourths of the full shipments of two.9 million items.
The expansion driver continues to be the demand from e-learning and distant working, resulting in a 74.1% and 14.1% annual development within the shopper and enterprise segments, respectively, IDC mentioned.
E-learning and distant working wants had helped the Indian PC market log its greatest quarter within the July-September 2020 interval with cargo rising 9.2% year-on-year to three.4 million items.
“2021 will give one other alternative to the distributors to leverage the missed prospects as a result of provide constraints in 2020. To this point, shopper demand doesn’t appear to be abating anytime quickly, and enterprises additionally proceed to put recent orders,” IDC India Affiliate Analysis Supervisor (Shopper Units) Jaipal Singh mentioned.
Moreover, many authorities training offers are beneath dialogue which may set a robust basis for 2021, he added.
“Nevertheless, if the present provide challenges proceed for some extra months, it might probably offset the continued demand to some extent. Availability of the units won’t solely be crucial for the class development however will play an vital function within the growth of the market within the nation,” Singh famous.
The yr 2020 ended as the most important yr for notebooks with 7.9-million-unit shipments throughout the yr with the cargo rising by 6 per cent in 2020, IDC mentioned.
“Nevertheless, if we exclude the mega ELCOT deal, notebooks witnessed a powerful 34.3% y-o-y development this yr. Had the trade not been challenged by the element shortages, pocket book shipments might have been a lot greater throughout the yr,” it added.
Desktop shipments, alternatively, noticed a decline of 33.2% in 2020 as corporations decreased their spending on mounted computing units and most well-liked cellular units to handle their operations remotely, IDC mentioned including that this led to a 6.4% decline for the general PC market in 2020.
“The huge demand within the shopper phase pushed by on-line studying led to the distinctive efficiency of notebooks. Likewise, gaming pocket book PCs have been one of many fastest-growing classes, additional proof of the rising significance of gaming within the nation,” IDC India Market Analyst (PC Units) Bharath Shenoy mentioned.
Shenoy added that the market noticed demand throughout the worth bands and concluded the most important fourth-quarter shipments for notebooks in India.
Nevertheless, the extreme provide challenges for entry-level CPUs and panels restricted the expansion, as provide stays a lot decrease than the present demand within the nation, Shenoy mentioned.
Dell Applied sciences changed HP for the highest place within the general PC market, as its shipments grew 57.1% year-over-year within the fourth quarter. It had 27.5% market share, forward of HP Inc that had 26.7% share.
HP remained the chief for the complete yr of 2020 with 28.7% share, whereas Dell Applied sciences had 23.2% share.
Lenovo occupied the third place with 18.4% share within the December quarter and 21.7% share on a full yr foundation. Acer Group retained the fourth spot with an 8.5% market share within the fourth quarter and 9.8% share in 2020.
Asus held the fifth place with a 6.4% share within the December quarter and 6.3% share in 2020.
Cargo numbers embrace shipments to distribution channels or end-users, and embrace desktops, notebooks, and workstations. These numbers don’t embrace tablets or x86 Servers.