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Southern Africa PC devices market declines in Q3 but gaming notebook sales rise

Monday 7 December 2020 | 10:57 CET | News
Southern Africa's personal computing devices (PCD) market, which comprises desktops, notebooks and tablets in South Africa, Botswana and Namibia, saw shipments decline 12.2 percent year on year (YoY) in Q3 2020, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC). Its report says that the desktop market was the worst hit during the quarter, with a YoY decline of 60 percent, while the tablet and notebook markets declined 16.5 percent and 2.4 percent respectively. Shipments of gaming notebooks increased 3.8 percent as consumers sought entertainment during the lockdown.

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