According to estimates IDC, the market of printers, MFPs and copiers in 2016 decreased by 4.1%
Experts of the analytical company IDC has produced a report, which summarizes sales data for the fourth quarter of 2016, and in 2016, General printers, MFPs and copiers.
According to estimates IDC, in the quarter sold of 27.8 million units of these categories, which is 0.6%. more than in the fourth quarter of 2015. At the same time, deliveries for the year 2016 as a whole was 4.1% less than in 2015.
For the quarter, the market leader is HP, for the year increased deliveries from 9.6 to 10.0 million units. As a result, its share increased from 34.8% to 36.1%. Second place goes to the Canon, whose share increased from 22.9% to 23.1%. In third place — the Epson. The share of this company for the year increased from 17.7% to 17.8%. The top five also includes the Brother and Samsung. The share of these manufacturers declined for the year: Brother — from 7.7% to 7.2%, Samsung — from 3.7% to 2.8%.
If we consider the year as a whole, the five looks exactly the same, but the share of participants and the dynamics of change are somewhat different. The proportion of HP compared to 2015 year decreased from 38.4% to 36.7%. Share Canon — has increased from 20.3% to 20.8%. Also increased the share of Epson — with of 16.0% to 17.6%. ДолиBrother and Samsung declined: Brother — from 7.5% to 7.3%, and Samsung — from 4.3% to 3.6%.