The overall PC shipment for Q2 2016 stood at 2.14 million units implying a quarter-on-quarter growth of 7.2 percent over Q1 2016 and year-on-year decline of 2.2 percent over Q2 2015.
According to Manish Yadav, Senior Market Analyst, Client Devices, IDC India, the overall consumer PC market recorded 1.05 million units, a quarter-on-quarter growth of 14.5 percent over Q1 2016.Consumer spending throughout the quarter remained lukewarm, however owing to seasonality quarter ended up with a positive momentum. With forthcoming benefits from the 7th Pay commission and increased budget allocation for rural India, coupled with a good monsoon the rural demand is anticipated to improve, while urban demand is steadily picking-up”.
The overall commercial PC market recorded 1.09 million unit shipments in Q2 2016 i.e. a 1.1 percent quarter-on-quarter increase against Q1 2016. “Factors like increasing infrastructure spending and pro-active reforms agendas by the government has led to rise in business expectations” comments Yadav.
Top 3 Vendor Highlights:
HP Inc. reclaimed its top spot with overall PC market share of 28.4 percent in the India PC Market. They grew by 3.4 percentage points, quarter-on-quarter over Q1 2016. HP Inc. continues to dominate the overall consumer market with 28.2 percent market share in Q2 2016 i.e. a growth of 2.7 percentage point quarter-on-quarter over Q1 2016. With strong retail presence backed by competitive price and well spread partner coverage across the country has leveraged this growth.
Dell captured the second spot with overall PC market share of 22.2 percent. The vendor grew by 0.7 percent quarter-on-quarter over Q1 2016. Dell observed a 16.7 percent growth quarter-on-quarter in overall consumer market, backed by focused efforts on growing the branded consumer desktop category. Growing focus on mid-market accounts and expanding coverage, should boost Dell’s commercial segment in the coming months.
Lenovo took the third spot with 16.1 percent of overall PC market share in the quarter. The vendor declined by 12.1 percent quarter on quarter over Q1 2016. Lenovo made recovery after initial concerns surrounding high inventory at beginning of Q2; by virtue of improved channel engagement and support extended by improved online sales.