Dutch PC market up 23.3% in Q3 2005

The Dutch PC market recorded yet another solid quarter in Q3 2005 with shipments growing by 23.3% YTY, reaching 580,000 units and maintaining position as the sixth largest PC market in Western Europe. Although both desktop and notebook form factors enjoyed a healthy double-digit growth, demand was clearly driven by sustained momentum in the mobile space where ASPs continued to decline by 17% compared to Q3 2004, IDC said.

Dutch PC market in Q3 2005

Vendor Q3 2004 Share, % Q3 2005 Share, % Growth
Hewlett Packard 146,324 31.1% 155,907 26.9% 6.5%
Dell 98,559 21.0% 112,540 19.4% 14.2%
Acer 47,443 10.1% 68,013 11.7% 43.4%
Fujitsu Siemens 20,396 4.3% 43,301 7.5% 112.3%
NEC/Packard Bell 20,943 4.5% 33,415 5.8% 59.6%
Others 136,782 29% 166,747 28.7% 21.9%
Total 470,447 100% 579,923 100% 23.3%
Source: IDC