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Brazil becomes 3rd biggest PC market in the world - study

Tuesday 16 August 2011 | 23:38 CET | News
A report released by IDC shows that a total of 3.86 million PCs were sold in Brazil in Q2 2011, pushing the country from 4th to 3rd place in the world ranking of computer sales, only behind China and the US. According to the report, the volume of equipment sold in the period represented a record in Brazilian PC history and helped Brazil overtake Japan to third place, by selling 95,000 more computers in the quarter. Of the total number of PCs sold in Brazil between April and June, the majority (51.5%) were notebooks, while the rest were desktops (48.5%). Home users were the main buyers of computers in the period, accounting for 69.5 percent of equipment sold. Companies, in turn, had 25.8 percent, while the areas of government and education 4.7 percent.

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