Since the pandemic began, PC sales have returned to levels of almost a decade ago. In the last quarter of 2021, corresponding to the months of July to September, experienced their sixth consecutive quarter of growth, reaching a total of 84.2 million units shipped, which represents a year-on-year growth of 9.3% according to the guys at Counterpoint.
Nevertheless, supposes the beginning of a slowdown, since in the four previous quarters, the growth experienced was two figures, although it is likely that it was a situation motivated by the vacation period.
Most manufacturers are not experiencing any gap between supply and demand due to supply constraints and component shortages, issues that Counterpoint says will not be changed until mid-2022.
However, PC demand remained strong, particularly among the commercial and enterprise markets. Lenovo ranked first with 23.9% of the market share, while HP got 20.5% and Dell 18.1%. Apple’s Mac line took 8.7% of the market occupying the fourth position in the classification.
Apple on Monday introduced two new MacBook Pro models equipped with updated M1 Pro and M1 Max chipsets, which obviously are not included in this data.
The 14-inch MacBook Pro and the 16-inch MacBook Pro They join a growing list of Apple Silicon Mac models that first started in 2020 with the MacBook Air and Mac mini.
At the end of October, there is still no confirmed date, Apple will report the financial results corresponding to the last fiscal quarter of 2021.
Although Apple already does not publish individual Mac sales figures, the company will report Mac revenue and provide details on how the line is performing.
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