Apple's choice of notebooks has not been as welcome as expected. The lack of more USB ports and the absence of the physical function bar in the new MacBooks Pro they are recurring complaints among technology seekers or potential buyers. And even with its high prices and all its regrets, Ma still managed to enter the ranking of best selling notebooks worldwide.
According to a new survey by TrendForce, the MacBook line was able to achieve fairly large sales figures in the third quarter of 2017, giving Apple the fourth place in the ranking of best selling laptops worldwide.
Apple continued strong sales of its 12-inch products in the second quarter, and in the third quarter sales focused on new MacBook Pro models, posting 4.43 million units sold over the quarter and an 11.3% quarter-on-quarter increase. .
Overall notebook sales increased by an impressive 6.8% compared to the previous quarter and grew 0.9% year-on-year to 42.69 million units.
With the largest quarterly increase and sales of 11 million units, the HP secured the top of the list. TrendForce said that by the end of the year, the company could reach the annual target of 40 million units, securing its first place in the 2017 world sales ranking.
THE Lenovo, which went through dark times in the first half of 2017, managed to rebound very well, selling 8.58 million units in the last quarter, which guaranteed it a quarterly growth of 6.5%. The company is still forecast to grow 1% to 3% in the fourth quarter.
Keeping its third place with 6.65 million units sold, it is Dell and its humble 1.4% quarterly increase. Next, fourthly, our dear Apple took the front of ASUS (3.82 million units, down 4.3%) and the Acer (3.31 million, growth of 2.8%).
Tim Cook said in the latest financial statement that the Macs division reached $ 25.8 billion in revenue in fiscal 2017. All these numbers show that even with the huge increase in smartphone and tablet sales, notebooks still continue with solid and growing sales.