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Why are PC shipments still declining

Shipments of PC units into Africa have slumped to their lowest ever decline. In Q2 2015, Kenya experienced a decline of PC unit shipments at close to -55% YOY, followed by Ghana and Algeria at close to -41%. The outlook for PC shipments continues to call for eventual stabilisation as competition from other devices eases, […]


Oppo, Vivo smartphone vendors enter global marketplace, IDC

The biggest recent change to the global smartphone market, was the addition of lesser known Chinese brands Oppo and Vivo, which pushed out previous fourth and fifth place players Lenovo and Xiaomi, respectively, according to International Data Corporation Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. As the China market matures, the appetite for smartphones has slowed dramatically […]


PC shipments to decline further in 2016 says IDC

As market sentiment remains low in 2016, IDC expects to see a delay in the recovery of PC demand. Overall, 2016 will experience a further decline on 2015, as growth is only expected to occur in the second half of the year. A slightly stronger recovery is expected during 2017, after which the region will […]


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