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Latin America Quarterly Hardcopy Peripherals Tracker

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IDC's Latin America Quarterly Hardcopy Peripherals Tracker® provides detailed, highly segmented tracking of single-function printers, multifunctional printers (MFPs), and single-function digital copier (SF DC) shipments by product, vendor, laser-speed range, price band, user segment (horizontal market), and channel on a quarterly basis. Countries covered are Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Peru, and Venezuela as well as the rest of Central America and the rest of Latin America. Rolling eight-quarter and five-year forecasts are updated on a quarterly basis by country for dot matrix, inkjet, and laser products.

Technology Coverage


This tracker provides total market size and vendor share for the technology areas mentioned later in this section. Measurements for this tracker are in unit shipments and end-user value.

Core Coverage

  • Hardcopy
  • Product category: Printer, MFP, and single-function digital copier
  • Product and product detail: Laser (monochrome, color), inkjet (monochrome, color), and SDM
  • Speed range A4/letter
  • Additional product specifications: Format, base configuration, network/wireless, and others

Geographic Scope


  • Latin America (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Venezuela, the rest of Central America, and the rest of Latin America)

Data Deliverables


This tracker is delivered on a quarterly basis via a web-based interface for online querying and downloads. Deliverables for this tracker are listed below. For a complete delivery schedule, please contact an IDC sales representative.

  • Historical analysis published
  • Forecast and forecast analysis published

Forecast Coverage


Forecasts for this tracker are updated quarterly and include two years of historical data, two years of quarterly forecasts, and an additional three years of annual market projections. Forecasts are available at the country level. Examples of the forecasts included in this tracker are as follows:

Core Forecast Coverage

  • Product category: Printer, MFP, and single-function digital copier
  • Product and product detail: Laser (monochrome, color), inkjet (color), and SDM
  • Speed range for laser
  • Price band for inkjet
  • Format forecast