Data from the NPD group signifies that MacBook sales grew 16 % year-on-year through the 10-week again-to-faculty interval, measured from 4th July to Labor Day week. The most vital sales have been seen over the past three weeks of the interval, the place sales have been up 27 %.
Overall Mac again-to-faculty market share climbed from 24.2% final yr to 26.8% this yr, whereas Windows fell from seventy two.3% to sixty four.8%. The most dramatic progress, although, was seen in low-value Chrome OS units, up from zero.2% in 2012 to 3.3% final yr and 4.5% now.
It’s fascinating to see Mac sales proceed to climb regardless of competitors from low-value notebooks. IDC knowledge final month confirmed that iOS market share declined slightly as a consequence of competitors from low-value Android units.
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