The India PC market shipments for Q1 2012 (January – March) stood at 2.63 million units, representing a sequential gain of 7.7% over the previous quarter while the year-on-year growth was noted to be at 3.5%.
And for the first time ever, Lenovo India has become the No. 1 PC vendor in the country, in terms of unit shipment, as per IDC Asia/Pacific Quarterly PC Tracker, Q1 2012 with an overall market share of 15.8% (backed by the biggest deals in India i.e. ELCOT). The company has also increased its market share in the overall notebook segment to 21.2 %, taking the company to the #1 rank in overall Notebooks in the last quarter.
Dell secured the second spot with 15% share, followed very closely by HP with a 14.9% share.
In terms of shipment share, earlier report (Q4, CY 2011) suggests that South India holds the top place in the India PC market in Karnataka remains the highest contributor within the region. North region takes the 2nd place in the India PC market. Delhi remains the largest state (shipments) followed by Uttar Pradesh. And West region slipped to the 3rd place in the India PC market in Q4 CY 2011.
However, Maharashtra remains the single largest state in the country with roughly 17.4% share (shipments) and with a substantial share of about 63.3% within the West region in Q4 CY 2011.