According to estimates IDC, in the first quarter of 2017 were sold 23.4 million printers, MFPs and copiers
Experts of the analytical company IDC has published the report about sales of printers, MFPs and copiers in the first quarter of 2017. If their calculations are correct, the market for the year increased by 1.2%. During the reporting period has sold 23.4 million of the devices listed categories. Moreover, devices that use the principle of inkjet printing, it has sold 2.2% more than a year ago, while sales of laser devices in quantitative terms increased by 2.1%.
Note that for the year have not changed not only the composition of the first five key market participants, but also their share. The market leader is HP, whose share for the quarter, equal to 36.9 per cent. Second place goes to the Canon with 19.4%. In third place — the Epson (18,0%), the fourth Brother (7,6%), the fifth — Samsung (4.2 percent).