Chromebooks outsold Macs for the first time ever

Chromebooks outsold Macs for the first time ever
According to IDC, Google's line of Chromebooks outsold Apple Macs for the first time ever, in the U.S.

"Chrome OS overtook Mac OS in the US in terms of shipments for the first time in 1Q16," says IDC analyst Linn Huang. "Chromebooks are still largely a US K-12 story."

What Huang means is that schools and students continue to buy Chromebooks, which are normally a tenth of the price of Macs, given their solid feature set and Google's programs for educators.

IDC estimated U.S. Mac shipments at around 1.76 million in the most recent quarter, and Chromebook shipments at close to 2 million.


Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 21 May 2016 15:46
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  • mahlemuts

    it's a no brainer, suppose your internet is down, what do you do on any laptop? probably nothing! everything these days is online so saving yourself $800 by buying a chrome based laptop is the way to go.

    22.5.2016 15:55 #1

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