For the second quarter of 2019 in Russia was about 1.15 million desktop and laptop computers, which is 22.1% less than the same period in 2018, according to research of Russian market of personal computers, IDC.
Notebook shipments decreased 29.8% compared to the second quarter of 2018 and amounted to 721 thousand pieces. The greatest number of laptops supplied to the Russian market during the reporting period, branded Lenovo, Acer, HP Inc., ASUS and Apple.
Shipments of desktop PCs in the second quarter decreased by 4.5% over the previous year and amounted to 425 thousand units. HP Inc., Lenovo and Acer lead the list of leaders in the segment of desktops. Completing the top five leaders iRU (4th place) and Dell (5th place).
Natalia Vinogradova, program Manager research of the market for personal computing devices at IDC Russia:
In the second quarter, the market showed the expected negative dynamics. Russian consumers concerned about the economic situation in the country against the background of falling real incomes and continue to strengthen the economy mode for everyday spending. According to the forecast, in the second half of 2019 to expect significant positive changes in the market should not be. Demand will remain quite restrained, except for some categories of products, sales of which are growing faster than the average market indicators.
We will remind, last year the Russian market of desktop computers and laptops has grown significantly and returned to the level of 2014 in monetary terms, after three years of decline and stagnation. Experts attribute this to the fact that buyers began to update the outdated the device after the sales peak has come for 2012-2013.
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