Worldwide Hardcopy Peripherals Shipment Value Increased 1.1% Year Over Year in the Third Quarter, According to IDC

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--()--The worldwide hardcopy peripherals (HCP) market saw its overall shipment value grow 1.1% year over year to approximately $11.6 billion in the third quarter of 2019 (3Q19). Unit shipments during the quarter declined 3.9% to 24 million, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Hardcopy Peripherals Tracker.

Notable highlights from the quarter include:

  • Japan recorded year-over-year growth for the second consecutive quarter with shipments up 6.1% to more than 1.5 million units. The growth was propelled by positive performances in both the inkjet and laser segments, which grew 5.7% and 7.7% respectively.
  • The A3 color laser market posted 5.7% year-over-year growth with approximately 653,000 units shipped worldwide in 3Q19. Contributing to the growth was a 7.2% year-over-year increase in A3 color laser MFP shipments.
  • Epson outperformed all other companies in the top 5 in terms of shipment growth. The vendor delivered a year-over-year increase of 4.3% with worldwide shipments of more than 4.6 million units in the quarter.

Worldwide Hardcopy Peripherals Market, Unit Shipments, Company Share, and Year-Over-Year Growth, Q3 2019 (based on unit shipments)

Companies

3Q19 Unit
Shipments

3Q19 Market
Share

3Q18 Unit
Shipments

3Q18 Market
Share

3Q19/3Q18
Growth

1. HP Inc.

9,487,349

39.5%

10,347,765

41.4%

-8.3%

2. Canon Group

4,979,177

20.7%

5,319,163

21.3%

-6.4%

3. Epson

4,632,524

19.3%

4,442,136

17.8%

+4.3%

4. Brother

1,793,855

7.5%

1,802,325

7.2%

-0.5%

5. Kyocera Group

504,593

2.1%

492,300

2.0%

+2.5%

Others

2,603,991

10.8%

2,567,680

10.3%

+1.4%

Total

24,001,489

100.0%

24,971,369

100.0%

-3.9%

Source: IDC Worldwide Quarterly Hardcopy Peripherals Tracker, December 4, 2019

Notes:.

  • IDC tracks A2-A4 devices in the Quarterly Hardcopy Peripherals.
  • Hardcopy Peripherals include single-function printers, multifunctional systems (MFPs), and single-function digital copiers (SF DC). Data for all vendors are reported for calendar periods.

In addition to the table above, a graphic showing the worldwide market share of the top 5 hardcopy peripherals companies over the previous five quarters is available by viewing this press release on IDC.com.

For more information about IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Hardcopy Peripherals Tracker, please contact Phuong Hang at phang@idc.com.

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Contacts

Phuong Hang
phang@idc.com
508-935-4376

Michael Shirer
press@idc.com
508-935-4200

Release Summary

Unit shipments in the worldwide hardcopy peripherals market declined 3.9% to 24 million in Q3 2019, according to IDC.

Contacts

Phuong Hang
phang@idc.com
508-935-4376

Michael Shirer
press@idc.com
508-935-4200