EMEA PC market up 15% in Q1 2006

In line with expectations, the EMEA PC market maintained healthy trends in Q1 2006 with shipments expanding 15.0% YTY, according to IDC. The market continued to be driven by buoyant notebook demand in the consumer and SMB space, with total portable sales recording over 30% growth, while desktop shipments were also in line with expectations at 7%.

EMEA PC market in Q1 2006
  Shipments, 000 Share Growth
  Q1 2005 Q1 2006 Q1 2005 Q1 2006 YTY
HP 2,403 3,032 16.1% 17.7%

26.2%

Dell 1,981 2,347 13.3% 13.7%

18.5%

Acer 1,232 1,591 8.2% 9.3%

29.2%

Fujitsu Siemens 1,193 1,325 8.0% 7.7%

11.1%

Toshiba 532 794 3.6% 4.6%

49.3%

Others 7,598 8,084 50.9% 47.1%

6.4%

Total EMEA 14,937 17,172 100.0% 100.0%

15.0%

Source: IDC