With growing enterprise and SMB segments, the demand for PC monitor is increasing in Indian market. Though, Indian market is not growing as per the expectation of the vendors, but is still out performing several developed economies.
According to 6Wresearch, India PC Monitor Market shipments reached 0.85 million units in CY Q4 2013. Amongst all players, Acer led the market followed by HP and Samsung. The dominance of Acer was on account of its growing 18.5 inch PC monitor market. In CY Q4 2013, PC monitors with 18.5 inch display captured major share of pie, contributing for 39% of the total shipments.
Source: 6Wresearch Quarterly India PC Monitor Market, CY Q4 2013.
Note: Others include LFD and TFT Display PC Monitors
Key Highlights (CY Q4 2013)
In India’s PC monitor market, monitors with LCD display commands the market, but shifting trend towards PC monitors with LED displays is witnessed. This trend is expected to continue in the coming quarters as these displays offers several benefits over PC monitors with LCD displays.
PC monitors with LED backlight technology is continuously anticipating growth as a result of low power consumption. This factor has resulted into LED backlight technology enabled PC to capture 94% of the market share in CY Q4 2013.
Another key trend, which is now visible in Indian market, is the entry of touch enabled PC monitors. Though, the market for touch enabled PC monitor is still in the nascent stage, but is expected to gain momentum due to growing awareness and demand for touch enabled interface.