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PC, laptop demand on the rise but chip shortage a cause of concern, says HP

The massive 50% surge comes from additional requirements for online learning and WFH; however, demand outstrips actual growth due to chip crunch

PC, laptop demand on the rise but chip shortage a cause of concern, says HP
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Among the respondents, 88 per cent teachers, 72 per cent students and 89 per cent parents believe that PCs are ideal for digital learning among students

Shine Jacob Chennai
Despite the spike in demand for personal computers and laptops in India by 50 per cent year-on-year last year, due to additional requirements for online learning and work from home, tech giant HP has said that a major challenge that is bothering the country is the current chip shortage.

Ketan Patel, managing director of HP India in India, has said that pushed by the online learning demand for PCs are more than ever in India pushed by factors such as online learning during the pandemic. He said that from January to December period of 2021, the sector saw the demand

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First Published: Jan 20 2022 | 5:46 PM IST

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