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The worldwide hardcopy peripherals (HCP) market grew 0.9 percent year-over-year with more than 23.5 million units shipped in the second quarter of 2018 (2Q18), according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Hardcopy Peripherals Tracker. Inkjet and laser unit shipments both expanded in the quarter, each growing 0.8 percent year-over-year.
Note that IDC tracks A2-A4 devices for its Quarterly Hardcopy Peripherals Tracker. Hardcopy peripherals include single-function printers, multifunctional systems (MFPs), and single-function digital copiers (SF DC).
Notable highlights from the quarter include:
HP Inc. enjoyed a particularly strong performance in Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) and in the United States. growth was driven by attractive inkjet-model pricing deals, as well as strong demand from small business customers for the HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M281, a color laser device.
Worldwide Hardcopy Peripherals Market, Unit Shipments, Company Share, and Year-Over-Year Growth, Q2 2018 (based on unit shipments):
|Companies||2Q18 Unit Shipments||2Q18 Market Share||2Q17 Unit Shipments||2Q17 Market Share||2Q18/2Q17 Growth|
|1. HP Inc||9,588,962||40.8%||9,263,749||39.8%||+3.5%|
|2. Canon Group||4,694,281||20.0%||4,909,474||21.1%||-4.4%|
|5. Xerox Group||476,255||2.0%||576,827||2.5%||-17.4%|
|Source: IDC Worldwide Quarterly Hardcopy Peripherals Tracker, August 21, 2018|
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