EMEA PC sales up 18.5% in Q3 2004

EMEA PC market displayed robust trends in Q3 2004. PC sales recorded 18.

EMEA PC market displayed robust trends in Q3 2004. PC sales recorded 18.5% growth in Q3 2004 compared with Q3 2003 in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), according to preliminary data released today by IDC. Continued growth in notebook shipments during the back-to-school season combined with desktop replacements across both the business and consumer segments sustained another strong quarter in EMEA.

Third Quarter 2004 (Preliminary) (000 Units)

 3Q033Q04Share 3Q03 Share 3Q04YoY Growth
HP2,0942,402 18.4%17.8%14.7%
Dell1,163 1,58610.2%11.7%36.4%
Acer 6561,0345.8%7.6%57.5%
Fujitsu Siemens 8349987.3%7.4% 19.7%
IBM6257185.5% 5.3%14.8%
Others6,0416,788 52.9%50.2%12.3%
Total EMEA11,413 13,526100.0%100.0%18.5%
Source: IDC EMEA, Preliminary Results, 3Q04, October 19, 2004