Indian PC market shipments saw a 48 percent year-over-year growth in the first quarter of 2022, according to the latest report by Canalys. The report indicates that the PC market in India, which includes desktop computers, laptops, and tablets, saw a record shipment of 5.8 million units in the first quarter of 2022. HP maintained its leadership in the overall PC category in India with Over 1.5 million units shipped. The first quarter of 2022. The seller reportedly enjoyed a market share of 24.9 percent and saw its shipments grow by 42 percent.
According to a report by Canalys, HP ranks first in the market in terms of PC shipments in India with 1.5 million units shipped. Lenovo took second place with a market share of 19.3 percent as it shipped 1.1 million units for the third consecutive quarter. Lenovo topped the enterprise segment with shipments growing 29 percent year-over-year, thanks to consistent performance of laptops and tablets which increased shipment growth by 26 percent and 53 percent year-over-year, respectively.
Acer ranked third in Q1 2022 with 256 percent year-over-year growth in shipments, representing 1.7 times growth from Q4 2021 (Q4 2021). The company also saw 1,288% growth with tablet shipments of 205,000 units in the first quarter of 2022.
In the fourth and fifth positions, Dell and Samsung both held, both of whom maintained their position with a market share of 10 percent and 7.4 percent, respectively.
Dell desktop shipments increased by an exceptional 65 percent in the first quarter of 2022. The company has shipped more than 580,000 units, according to the report. On the other hand, Samsung, as a major seller of tablets, shipped more than 433,000 units in one quarter, representing a 31 percent year-over-year growth in the first quarter of 2022.
Meanwhile, commenting on the result, Jash Shah, Research Analyst, Canalys said, “There are two main reasons for India’s phenomenal performance this quarter. First, India’s success in managing COVID-19, despite its massive population, must be acknowledged. While most of the The world is closed, India has largely remained open for business as usual. This has helped the economy recover, creating additional demand for computers and other information technology infrastructure. Second, India is slowly but surely moving towards self-reliance in the production of computers. 18 percent of all computers sold in India are manufactured domestically, which means that India’s vulnerability to China’s black swan events is diminishing and its own appetite for computer consumption is increasing.While global macroeconomic events raise multiple concerns about the sustainability of this growth, India will remain strong for the next few quarters, despite the expected softness in other global markets.”