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PC shipments grow 44.5% YoY in CY2021, bolstered by remote working: IDC

Year 2022 may see softening of PC uptake due to supply constraints and pricing rise

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Shivani Shinde Mumbai
Remote working demand coupled with better supplies attributed to a strong growth in the Indian PC market. The India traditional PC market, inclusive of desktops, notebooks, and workstations delivered a strong year with shipment growth of 44.5 per cent year-over-year (YoY) in 2021 (January-December), said the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Personal Computing Device Tracker.

While the notebook category was the volume driver with shipments reaching 11.6 million units, there was a steep decline in the desktop category in 2020, which managed a recovery with 30 per cent YoY growth. This can be attributed to strong demand from enterprises,

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First Published: Feb 23 2022 | 1:47 PM IST

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