Thursday, November 27, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
GoPro Camera Drones In The Worls: report
European Parliament Votes To Break Up Google
LG Electronics Streamlines Structure, Names New Presidents of Home and Mobile Segments
Microsoft Accidentally Anounced Acquisition Of Acompli
Microsoft Offers Massive Music Deals For The Holidays
ETRI Develops 10Gbps Internet Speeds Technology
New Asus Strix 7.1 Surround Gaming Headset Released
Twitter Tracks Apps Installed On Your Device, Introduces Offers
Active Discussions
Hi All!
cdrw trouble
CDR for car Sat Nav
DVD/DL for Optiarc 7191S at 8X
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
Made video, won't play back easily
New Features In Firefox 33
updated tests for dvd and cd burners
 Home > News > PC Parts > NetBook...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, May 13, 2009
NetBook Penetration Nears 20% in Q1 '09, Dominated by Acer


Preliminary data from DisplaySearch reveals that shipments of almost 6 million mini-note PCs (netbooks) raised their penetration in the notebook PC market close to 20% worldwide in Q1 '09.

Acer was the leader in the mini-note category with a market share of 30.5%, shipping twice as many mini-notes as Asus, their nearest rival. HP continued their dominance of the notebook PC category, growing share to 24.1%, with more than 7.3 million shipped.

Penetration rates for mini-notes were the highest in EMEA and Latin America, and the lowest in China, Japan and North America. Approximately 45% of all mini-notes shipped in the quarter went into EMEA, compared to less than 26% in North America. By contrast, EMEA accounted for 38% of the total notebook market, while North America was less than 30%. The differences in share between EMEA and North America may be a result of telecom subsidy plans in Europe. Telecom providers in Europe began experimenting with free or heavily discounted mini-notes with the purchase of two-year data plans in early 2008, but the first US-based telecom providers tried such subsidies in December 2008, and they have only very recently begun to expand these promotional programs.

For the notebook PC industry as a whole, #2 Acer passed #3 Dell, capturing 18.8% of the market. However, of the top five notebook PC brands, Acer had the greatest percentage of their total shipments accounted for by mini-notes by far(31.6%), compared to HP, Dell, Toshiba and Lenovo, all of whom shipped less than 10% of their volume as mini-notes.

"It is clear at the moment that mini-notes play a vital role in the total PC market. Without the additional volume provided by these products, shipment volumes for the notebook PC market would have been down 19% Y/Y, instead of only falling 3%. While there is no doubt that many buyers of mini-notes would have chosen larger notebook PCs if mini-notes were not available, it is also certain that many buyers might have chosen not to purchase a notebook PC at all," said John F. Jacobs, Director of Notebook Market Research and author of the report.

For information on this DisplaySearch report, visit http://www.displaysearch.com.


Previous
Next
AMD Ships Factory Overclocked 1 GHz HD 4890 GPU        All News        Sony Unveils The X-Series Walkman
Fujitsu Develops World's Fastest Processor     PC Parts News      Asus Unveils P6T7 WS SuperComputer Workstation Motherboard For CUDA Parallel Programming

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
New Toshiba mini NB520 Netbook Offers High Quality Sound Through Harman Kardon Speakers
Samsung Announces New Netbooks
Asustek, Dell, Fujitsu Ship Notebooks BAsed on Intel's Latest Atom Processor
MSI Launches The Wind12 U230 Notebook With Dual-Core AMD CPU
ASUS Debuts First Netbook to Go Multi-touch
ASUS Adds More Life to Eee PC Seashell Series
Sony to Release New Vaio W Netbook in August
New Asus Eee PC 1005HA Seashell With Over 10 Hours of Battery Life
HP Unveils HP Mini 5101 Mini PC
Asus 1000HE Eee PC Available

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .