Apple Macbook 2021 – The US company is now the fourth largest laptop brand, just behind Lenovo, HP, and Dell.Apple Macbook 2021 – The US company is now the fourth largest laptop brand, just behind Lenovo, HP, and Dell.
Apple has focused on revamping its lineup MacBook, and these efforts appear to be paying off. The reason is, the company shipped around 6.5 million MacBooks in the third quarter of this year, increasing its market share.
This is attributed to the strong demand for the Apple MacBook Air, one of the first devices based on Apple Silicon’s first chipset, the M1.
Reporting from Gizmochina (November 3), this report comes from market researcher Strategy Analytics. Apple MacBook shipments grew 10% year-on-year (YoY), and the company managed to capture around 10% of the overall market share.
With this, the company from the United States is now the fourth largest laptop brand, just behind Lenovo, HP, and Dell. In the third quarter, Apple managed to increase its market share due to a surge in demand for the heavily discounted MacBook Air. In Q3 2021, Mac revenue hit an all-time high of $9.1 billion, up 1.6 percent year-on-year.
Overall, the notebook sector grew 8% year on year. This figure would have been higher being it not for component shortages, rising production costs, and supply chain issues, said Strategy Analytics analyst Chirag Upadhyay.
For the fourth straight quarter, Lenovo topped the chart with shipments of 15.3 million notebooks and a 23% market share, recording 5% growth over the previous year. HP followed with 14.3 million units shipped and a 21% market share, reporting a 5% year-on-year decline. Finally, Dell managed to ship 12.2 million units, controlling an 18% market share.