Western European SDC sales hit 60 mln units in Q3 - IDC

Tuesday 9 December 2014 | 15:46 CET | News
The smart connected device (SCD) market in Western Europe continued to grow in the third quarter of the year, with sales of PCs, tablets and smartphones rising 8.6 percent year on year to reach 60.1 million, according to the latest report from IDC. The quarterly growth was driven mainly by increased personal computer sales, with demand shifting towards desktops and portable PCs after a few years of delayed renewals. In fact, PC sales posted 23.6 percent growth in Western Europe during the quarter, helped by the back-to-school season and preparations for the Christmas sales. However, tablet

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