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PC shipment grew 7.2% in Q2 2016, HP leads: IDC

PC shipment grew 7.2% in Q2 2016, HP leads: IDC

New Delhi: The overall PC shipment for the second quarter of 2016 stood at 2.14 million units — implying a quarter-on-quarter growth of 7.2 percent over the first quarter and year-on-year decline of 2.2 percent over Q2 2015, market research firm International Data Corporation (IDC) said on Wednesday.

HP Inc. reclaimed its top spot with overall PC market share of 28.4 percent in the Indian PC market.

“Our reinvented focus on enabling digital transformation has helped us sustain the market leadership and providing access to technology for consumers and businesses through innovative products and solutions is a testament to our commitment towards India,” said Ketan Patel, Director, Personal Systems, HP Inc. India, in a statement.

The overall consumer PC market recorded 1.05 million units, a quarter-on-quarter growth of 14.5 percent over Q1 2016.

“The overall commercial PC market recorded 1.09 million unit shipments in Q2 2016, a 1.1 percent quarter-on-quarter increase against Q1 2016,” said Manish Yadav, Senior Market Analyst, Client Devices, IDC India.

Dell captured the second spot with a market share of 22.2 percent while Lenovo stood third with 16.1 percent of the overall PC market share in the quarter.