In the first quarter of this year Apple has sold almost 6 million MacBooks. The figures are estimates, since the company does not usually give much information about its sales, although they are figures to boast about.
Definitely the new era of Macs Apple silicon It has been a success for the company. A risky bet by Apple, in a period of full global pandemic, but undoubtedly successful. And now, the first iMac also appear with an M1 processor. Good times for Apple, no doubt.
Apple has sold an estimated 5,7 million of MacBooks in the first quarter of 2021, based on new published laptop sales estimates hoy by Strategy Analytics.
The figures include the sales of the models MacBook Pro y MacBook Air, excluding Mac mini, Mac Pro, and iMac. That is, only the company's laptops.
Apple was the fourth largest laptop maker worldwide, trailing Dell, HP and Lenovo, with the three companies shipping between 10 and 16 million laptops during the first quarter of 2021.
The 5,7 million laptops sold by Apple have increased 94 percent compared to the 2,9 million it invoiced in the previous year quarter. All this thanks to the strong growth coming from the continuous demand from users who work or study from home due to the pandemic, and the good acceptance of the users for the new Macs with a processor. M1.
Apple's market share for the quarter was 8.4 percent, compared with 7.8 percent last year. Lenovo y HP they continue to be market leaders, selling a variety of laptops that run Windows alongside Chromebooks, with strong growth in the education sector, mainly due to their price.
Good sales thanks to the M1
Total laptop sales increased 81 percent year-over-year among all major vendors. Apple In particular, it may have seen significant growth, thanks to the November launch of the 1-inch MacBook Pro M13 and MacBook Air.
Apple will likely maintain its PC sales growth as it prepares to introduce new, even more powerful Apple Silicon models later this year. Rumors suggest that there are updated models of 16-inch MacBook Pro ready to be launched, and a iMac M1 larger than the current 24-inch. Apple is also expected to introduce a new MacBook Air and a new MacBook Pro, but they may not arrive until 2022.