Italian PC market grew 13.5% in Q1 2008

Italian PC market rise by 13.5% YOY in Q1 2008. Notebook sales grew by 35.6% compared to Q1 2007. Desktop market posted 2.5% growth. Notebook market growth 35.8% YOY. The share of notebooks rising up to 58% (versus 52% in Q4 2007). The Italian PC market experienced further market share consolidation between HP and Acer in Q1 2008, and they now account fors 52.3% of the market, up from 44.6% in 2007, according to IDC.