Now Apple is in fifth place among PC manufacturers by the number of sales. This was reported by the analytical company Gather in its latest report.
In the third fiscal quarter Apple shipped 4.6 million PCs. This is 5.6 percent less than last year. Now the company owns a share of 6.9 percent of the total PC market.
ASUS, despite the significant snizhenie the number of sales surpassed Apple in market share and number of deliveries: 7.3 percent and 4.9 million respectively.
HP, unlike Apple and other PC manufacturers, was the only company showing growth in the third fiscal quarter. Sales of its devices increased by 4.4 percent. HP shipped 14.6 million PCs, having a market share of 7.3 percent.
“Despite the fact that the PC market began to stabilize in some key regions, the drop in sales in the US strongly influenced the overall picture. World sales of computers declined by 3.6 percent compared to last year”, – noted experts of the Gather.
In the case of Apple, these figures are especially noteworthy, as this is the first quarter of sales of the new MacBook and iMac, introduced in June.
Classic computers have started to lose popularity. The number of deliveries is reduced from year to year. Moreover, both global and Russian. However, before Apple managed to increase its share on the background of General decline.
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