In January, most of all the prices for smartphones Samsung and Lenovo




Experts figured out which product groups rose in January, and which brands equipment manufacturers have raised prices more than others. The study was conducted on the basis of a directory of online stores on the site Goods Mail.Ru.


In one of the most active segments – smartphones – increase was minimal. While for the most popular new models of smart phones prices rise at present in the market for a long time the device – even reduced.

Thus, the average price of smartphones in January grew by only 2%, while the peak prices rising by 20-25% (Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro). Gainers price range steel Samsung and Lenovo (3%), followed by Sony and LG (about 2.5%), and some vendors offer a range of cheaper a couple of percent (Nokia). Prices of smartphones Apple did not grow after a major increase in December.

Photographic equipment market shows no growth in January, so expect a significant price increase in this segment is in the coming weeks, the price rise has not yet had time.

Laptops and tablets are also virtually no rise in price in the first month of the year: minimum growth show Lenovo, Dell and HP (within 3% on average for all models), and Acer and ASUS contrary cheaper (about 2%). The average price of Mac has not changed.

Statistics confirm a rise in price and trading platforms themselves. According, the number of transactions made on the portal in January 2015 twice as much compared to the same period in January 2014. This suggests that people continue to buy equipment, without waiting for the next price increase.

At the same time, the company Acer, on the contrary, predict a decline in demand by 40% compared with January last year, but this is due primarily to the abnormal growth in December 2014, when sales rose by almost 60%.

Leaders of price increases during the reporting period in the segment of large household appliances (for example, refrigerators and washing machines) steel Bosch and Siemens (an increase of 15% and 12% respectively), while the average price of home appliances increased by 8%. Growth observed in all market players, the leaders also enhance Samsung (8% growth).

Statistics was based on a comparison of average prices for the device in December (after the first wave of price rise, from 22 to 31 December 2014) and the average price in January (from 1 to 18 January 2015).

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