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Apple MacBook sales to grow by 10% in 2020

Apple MacBook sales to grow by 10% in 2020

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According to Finaria, Apple MacBook shipments are expected to hit 15.5 million in 2020, a 23% jump amid the coronavirus outbreak. The increasing trend is sent to continue next year, with global shipments rising by 10% YoY to 17.1 million.

In 2016, Apple shipped 13.4 million MacBook units worldwide, revealed Statista and TrendForce data. In the next twelve months, this figure rose by 18% to 15.8 million. Statistics show that 2018 and 2019 witnessed a downsizing trend, with MacBook shipments falling to 12.8 million and 12.6 million units, respectively.

However, the coronavirus pandemic changed that, as the global demand for PCs and laptops surged amid the lockdown. The company’s data show that Apple Mac sales in the first quarter of 2020 amounted to 3.5 million units, 6% less than in the same period a year ago.

In the second quarter, Apple sold 4.3 million Mac computers worldwide, a 5% jump year-over-year. The increasing trend continued in the third quarter of 2020, with Mac global shipments growing by 7% YoY to 5.5 million.

Statistics show that Mac’s revenue share also increased significantly, rising from 7.8% in the first quarter to 14% in the fourth quarter of the fiscal year 2020. iPhone sale remains Apple’s largest revenue stream, generating 40.9% of profits in Q4 FY2020. Services, wearables, home and accessories, and iPad sales followed with 22.5%, 12.5% ​​and 10.5%, respectively.

Although remaining a minor player in the desktop OS market, Apple’s Mac operating system has gained market share over the years. In December 2015, it amounted to 9.8%, revealed StatCounter data. Over the next two years, this figure rose to 13%. Statistics show that the Mac OS market share amounted to over 17% in July 2020, almost double than five years ago.

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