January 24, 2021

Private pc gross sales up 40-50%, gaming PC contribution could double in shopper biz: Lenovo India



New Delhi: PC maker Lenovo on Tuesday stated the demand for private computer systems grew 40-50 per cent within the final two months as in comparison with the year-ago interval, and the contribution of gaming PCs to its shopper section could nearly double this yr, a prime firm official stated. Lenovo CEO and MD Rahul Agarwal instructed that on-line courses are driving gross sales of laptops within the shopper section the place college students need gadgets with excessive computing energy that they’ll use for research in addition to taking part in video games.

“Client market is now rising at a a lot sooner tempo than pre-COVID-19 instances. If we take a look at June and July gross sales, the market would have been 40-50 per cent larger than final yr June and July. We clearly see the market rising in excessive double-digit in gaming. That can proceed. With these laptops the worth market will develop a lot larger than the quantity market,” Agarwal stated whereas asserting three new gaming sequence laptops.

The corporate unveiled three gaming laptop computer segments with their per unit worth ranging from Rs 79,990, Rs 1.34 lakh and Rs 1.99 lakh.

“Dwelling PCs are largely pushed by studying at dwelling. Legion 7i is for high-end players however Legion 5Pi and Legion 5i will enchantment to college students who wish to purchase a laptop computer for his or her schooling however wish to play video games as nicely,” Agarwal stated.

The corporate has used the 10th technology of Intel i9 processor within the Legion 7i sequence and due to this fact priced it near Rs 2 lakh per unit.

All three laptop computer fashions shall be accessible within the nation by the top of this month.

Agarwal stated gaming can even develop at the next price as a result of individuals are excessive computing energy for accelerating their work which is able to drive gross sales for Legion PCs.

“We count on double-digit progress in gaming PCs. We’re creating a worth market. This might be 15-20 per cent of our shopper section income. It was round 10-12 per cent earlier,” Agarwal stated.