Latin American PC market up 21% in Q1 2007

Mobile PC shipments also accounted for strong growth in Latin America. PC shipments in Latin America totaled 5.1 mln in Q1, a 21% increase from Q1 2006. Mobile PC shipments increased 86% in Q1 2007. Through multiple PC offerings, easier and extended credit, bundling and product bonuses, retail channels continue to capture a substantial portion of the home and small business markets, Gartner says.