According to International Data Corporation’s (IDC), the PC market in India grew 0.3 percent year-on-year in 2022 to 14.9 million units. This is despite a 28.5 percent YoY decline in the fourth quarter of 2022. The traditional Indian PC market includes desktops, notebooks, and workstations.
In Q4, 2022, the notebook category witnessed a decline of 37.8 percent while shipments of desktops increased. Due to inflation and low sentiment, the consumer segment declined by 27.4 percent. The enterprise segment also fell by 42.6 percent year-on-year due to delayed orders and inventory challenges. However, the government and education segments grew 117.6 and 28.3 percent respectively. Workstations and desktops recorded a YoY growth of 24.7 and 32.3 percent respectively but the notebook category declined 8.4 percent YoY. Premium notebooks witnessed a 14.6 percent growth but declined 7.9 percent in the commercial segment. Shipments through online channels recorded a 9.4 percent decline in 2022.
Coming to the brand statistics in India’s PC market, HP led the segment with a 30.3 percent share but it declined 3.2 percent year-on-year. Dell came second behind HP with a 19.2 percent market share however, it shipped 18.2 percent YoY compared to 2021. Lenovo bagged the third spot with an 18.9 percent share and a 3.1 percent yearly growth. Acer is ranked fourth with a 9.9 percent market share and a 21 percent year-on-year growth. ASUS completed the list of the top five with a 6.8 percent market share and a 15.5 percent increase from 2021.