PC Market rose 10.9% in Q1 2005

Posted on Monday, April 18 2005 @ 18:36 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Research firm IDC reports that the PC market rose 10.9% in the first quarter of this year, roughly 1% higher than expected. The primary reasons were portable PCs and a continued growth in the Middle East and Africa.
"First quarter results demonstrate that demand remains healthy going into the new year," said Loren Loverde, director of IDC's Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker. "Although the market is expected to slow later this year, demand for portables, system replacements, and growth in emerging geographies continue to drive expansion."
More details at IDC

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