According to IDC's final PC market data, the Spanish PC market saw strong double-digit growth of 24.7% in the first quarter of 2005, building upon an already robust final quarter last year. In particular, the desktop market showed exceptional strength, growing at almost the same level as notebooks as it caught up from a relatively weak performance in 2004
Olther 1st quarter report highlights include:
Elsa Opitz, research manager, IDC EMEA Quarterly PC Research, said "... (there was) greater consolidation towards the top-tier vendors, particularly for desktops where most local assemblers lost share against major established brands."
The Spanish PC market showed outstanding growth in portable PCs, particularly in the home segment as consumers once again responded well to attractive pricing from the major vendors, helping drive 44.9% growth in consumer notebook shipments.
Commercial shipments continued to represent the bulk of notebook volume, growing at 11.9% year on year.
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Vendor Performance 1st Quarter, 2005
Source: IDC EMEA, 1Q05 FinalYou can Find out more here.