Chinese brand Lenovo
pipped US major Dell
to emerge as the No.2 branded personal computer (PC) maker in India, data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) for the third quarter of CY17 showed.
has been closing the gap with Dell
for a few quarters now, this is the first time it has pushed past the 20-per-cent mark, to log a share of 24.1 per cent in the branded PC
Dell, whose share hovered in the 19-22 per cent bracket so far in this calendar year, reported a 20 per cent share in Q3, while HP
had a share of 31.1 per cent, according to IDC
said that Lenovo, whose share has traditionally been in the 16-17 per cent bracket, reported a 30.9 per cent year-on-year (Y-o-Y) growth in Q3 of 2017, in the consumer PC
segment, due to its focus on modern trade and online channels. Dell
grew threefold, sequentially, as it rebounded from stock unavailability in the second quarter of CY17.
However, on a Y-o-Y basis, Dell’s consumer PC
segment reported a decline of 2.6 per cent for the period under review, according to IDC