According to the latest insights from IDC, The Middle East and Africa (MEA) personal computing devices (PCD) market, which is made up of desktops, notebooks, workstations, and tablets, declined 7.7% year on year in Q2 2018 and the shipments fell to around 5.4 million units for the three-month period, representing
According toIDC, the PC market for the Middle East and Africa region suffered a decline in shipments during the last quarter of 2011, despite a healthy growth in Saudi Arabia and UAE. The overall market from falling 6.7% on Q4 2010 levels to total 5.1 million units. The market saw declines across the technology spectrum, with desktop shipments decreasing 12.1% year on year to 1.8 million units and shipments of notebooks shrinking 3.4% over the same period to 3.3 million units, while the situation in Turkey, Egypt, and Nigeria was particularly bleak.
According to latest report by IDC, Q3 2011 saw a total of 4.7 million devices were shipped into the region and notebook shipments were up by 15.1% year on year to 2.94 million. HP maintained its leading position on the MEA PC market in Q3, recording strong year-on-year growth of 37.1%, primarily driven by its aggressively-priced consumer notebook portfolio. Fierce competition from rival vendors prevented second-placed Dell from replicating the strong growth it posted in 2010, while Toshiba overcame supply issues that inhibited its performance in Q2 2011 to record a 28.6% year-on-year increase in shipments, which placed it third in the vendor rankings.