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Global Personal Computers (PCs) Industry

NEW YORK May 22, 2012

Global Personal Computers (PCs) Industry

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United States Europe France Germany Russia Spain United Kingdom Europe Asia-Pacific China India Indonesia South Korea Taiwan Africa Middle East Kuwait Saudi Arabia

1. OVERVIEW 1

Personal Computers – A Rudimentary Overview 1

Never Ending Saga of Technology Developments Continues 1

Factors Influencing PC Adoption and Future Market Prospects 2

Market Analysis 2

Table 1: World Market for Personal Computers by Geographic

United States Canada Europe Asia-Pacific

Japan Latin America

Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in ‘000 Units

for Years 2010 through 2015 3

Table 2: World 5-Year Perspective for Personal Computers by

Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Unit Shipments

Canada Europe Asia-Pacific

America, and Rest of World Markets for the Years 2011 & 2015 4

Table 3: World Market for Personal Computers by Product

Segment – Desktop PCs, Notebook PCs and PC Servers Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in ‘000 Units

for Years 2010 through 2015 5

Table 4: World 5-Year Perspective for Personal Computers by

Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Unit Shipments for

Desktop PCs, Notebook PCs and PC Server Markets for the Years

2011 & 2015 6

Home Networking – Scaling New Heights 6

Table 5: PC Penetration in Global Market (2010): Breakdown

of Number of PCs in Use Per 1000 People for the years 2008,

2010 & 2014 7

Internet-Driven Applications Drive PC Adoption 7

Mobile Computers Replacing Desktop PCs 7

Growing Popularity of Mobile Computing Devices 7

Laptop & Notebook Computers: The Harbinger of Revenues 8

Wireless Connectivity and Lower Prices Continue to Boost

Notebook PC Sales 8

Falling Prices and Consumer Trends Continues to Drive

Notebook PC Sales 8

Key Statistics 9

Table 6: Global Notebook PC Market (2011): Percentage Share

Breakdown of Shipment Volume by Region 9

Table 7: Global Notebook PC Market (2011): Percentage

Market Share Breakdown by Product Type 9

Table 8: Global Mini-Notebook PC Market (2011): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by End-Use Segment 10

Tablet PCs – The Latest Fad 10

iPads Lead the Way 10

Table 9: Global Tablet PC Market (2010 & 2012): Percentage

Market Share Breakdown by Product 10

Low-Cost Desktop PCs Gain Considerable Demand in Developing

Markets 11

Short Product Life Cycles Mar Manufacturer Revenue 11

Price Wars Also Dent Manufacturer Profit Margins 11

Survival Strategies for Key Players 11

Small Businesses Go Hi-Tech, Presents Considerable Market

Opportunities for Channel Players 12

PC Manufacturers Offering Solutions for Frequent Component

Changes 12

Technological Trends 12

Thin Computing – A Perfect Substitute to Bulky Desktops 12

Smart Cards: Ensuring Data Integrity and Security 13

Competitive Scenario 13

Consolidation on the Rise 13

Hewlett-Packard Consolidates No. 1 Position in the Worldwide

PC Market 13

Table 10: Leading PC Vendors Worldwide (2010) – Percentage

Breakdown by Unit Shipments for Hewlett-Packard, Dell,

Lenovo, Acer, Toshiba, and Others 14

Original Design Manufacturers (ODM) 14

PC Vendors Foray into Services Market 14

PC Giants – Enhancing Customer Services to Counter Low Prices 14

Network and Desktop Outsourcing Services Market 15

Pricing and Distribution 15

Direct Selling – Most Preferred Mode of PC Distribution 15

Internet – More a Supplement Than a Substitute Channel 15

Large Scale Consolidation of Distribution Networks 15

Built-To-Order (BTO) Manufacturing 16

Dell Computer Pioneers BTO 16

Single Vendor Outsourcing & Centralized Purchasing – Order

of the Day 16

Chip Technology Spurs PC Development Over the Years 17

The Intel Family of Processors 17

Intel Pentium 4 Processor 17

Intel Pentium III Xeon Processor 17

Intel Celeron Processors 17

Mobile Celeron 17

Market for PC Processors Grows 17

Environmental Issues 18

e-Waste Recycling 18

Fujitsu – Setting Standards with Eco- Friendly PCs 18

2. PRODUCT LAUNCHES 20

3. STRATEGIC CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS 96

A REGIONAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE 99

UNITED STATES

Market Scenario 99

Table 11: US Market for Personal Computers (2011) –

Percentage Share Breakdown of Annual Shipments by Category –

Desktop PCs and Portable PCs 99

Table 12: PC Penetration in US Market Breakdown of Number of

PCs in Use Per 1000 People Years 2008, 2010 & 2014 99

Consumer Demographics 100

Online Vs Physical Shopping 100

Notebook PCs Rule the Market 100

New Portable Computing Models Challenge Notebooks 100

PC Market – Saturation Prompts Innovations 100

Slimmer, Smaller PCs Rule the Roost 101

Personal Computers: Hazardous to Health 101

Competitive Scenario 101

Table 13: US PC Market (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of

Unit Shipments by Leading Vendors 102

CANADA

Market Scenario 103

Canadian PC Industry: Influenced by American Companies 103

Market Snippets 103

Portable Computers Call the Shots 103

Pricing – A Crucial Factor 103

NetPCs – Primary Benefactor 104

Online Services 104

End-User Profile 104

Corporate End-Users 104

SOHO (Small Office-Home Office) End-Users 104

Household/Consumer End-Users 105

Distribution Practices 105

EUROPE

Overview 106

Table 14: European 5-Year Perspective for Personal Computers

by Geographic Region – Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit

France Germany Italy Spain Russia

Rest of Europe Markets Years 2011 & 2015 107

Table 15: European 5-Year Perspective for Personal Computers

France Germany Italy Spain

Russia

Annual Shipments in ‘000 Units for Years 2011 and 2015 108

Competitive Scenario 108

Table 16: Western European PC Market (Q1-2011): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Unit Shipments 108

FRANCE

Overview 109

Table 17: French Market for Personal Computers (2011):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Shipments by Product

Category 109

Growing Penetration of Windows-NT 109

Distribution Channels 109

GERMANY

Market Overview 110

Distribution Channel 110

Germany

Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Retail Channel –

Specialist Multiples, Independent Specialists, Hypermarkets,

Discount Stores, and Others 110

RUSSIA

Market Scenario 110

SPAIN

Market Scenario 111

UNITED KINGDOM

Market Scenario 111

Competitive Scenario 111

Table 19: UK PC Market (Q1-2011): Percentage Share Breakdown

of Unit Shipments by Company 111

EUROPE

Bulgaria

Personal Computers Market 112

Denmark

Overview 112

Market Barriers for New Entrants 112

Hungary

Personal Computers Market 112

Poland

Distribution Activities 113

Distributors’ Classification 113

Sweden

Seventh Highest Per Capita Rate of Computers 113

Competition 113

End-User Analysis 114

Consumer Demographics 114

The Netherlands

Personal Computers Market 114

Imports – Meeting Demand in a Big Way 114

ASIA-PACIFIC

Market Scenario 115

Outlook 115

Table 20: Asia-Pacific Market for Personal Computers by

Japan China India

Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Shipments in ‘000 Units for Years 2010 through 2015 116

Asia-Pacific

Computers by Geographic Region – Percentage Share Breakdown

Japan China India

Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2011and 2015 117

Asian Players Aiming to Lure US Customers 117

AUSTRALIA NEW ZEALAND

Overview 118

JAPAN

Market Scenario 119

Personal Computer Industry: An Overview 119

Emerging Threat from Other Computing Models 119

Competitive Scenario 119

Peripheral & Software Bundling – An Effective Sales Strategy 120

Distribution and Pricing 120

Dedicated PC Shops – Most Favored Sales Outlets 120

CHINA

An Overview 121

Reforms in Distribution Channels 121

Domestic Vendors to Make a Mark 121

China

End-User Analysis 122

INDIA

Overview 123

Table 22: Indian PC Market (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown

of Unit Shipments by Type 123

Notebook Market: Set to Grow 123

Competition 124

INDONESIA

Personal Computers Market 124

Domestic Production 124

SOUTH KOREA

Overview 125

TAIWAN

Overview 125

High Shipment Volumes Do Not Necessarily Imply Higher Profits 125

MIDDLE EAST AFRICA

KUWAIT

US Companies Dominate PC Market 126

SAUDI ARABIA

Overview 126

LATIN AMERICA

Overview 127

BRAZIL

Overview 127

Government Initiatives to Strengthen PC Market 127

CHILE

Overview 128

Competition 128

Distribution and Promotion 128

MEXICO

Overview 129

Factors Influencing the PC Market 129

Internet – Propelling Growth in PC Market 129

Liberalization – Entry Facilitator 129

GLOBAL DIRECTORY

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