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Market Share Analysis: Printers, Copiers and MFPs, Worldwide, 2010

Published: 28 March 2011

ID: G00211436

Analyst(s): Lai-ling Lam , SJ Chae, Yulan Li


The printer, copier and MFP market rebounded in 2010 after sluggish demand for two consecutive years. Shipments were up 12.3% with a total shipment of 121.6 million units. End-user spending expanded 4.6%, totaling US$51.3 billion. Emerging countries accounted for 46% of total shipments.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview


  • Market Share Data
  • Overall Market Segment Performance Analysis
    • Total Sales Were Up but Still Below the Level of Pre-crisis
    • Emerging Markets as Unit Growth Engine While Mature Markets Presenting More Value Sales
    • Color Adoption in A3 MFP Exceeded That of A4 MFP
  • Top-Ranked Vendors Analyzed
    • HP
    • Canon
    • Epson
    • Samsung Electronics
    • Brother
  • Other Notable Vendors Analyzed
    • Xerox
    • Ricoh
    • Lexmark
    • Fuji Xerox
    • Panasonic
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

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