Chromebooks Were More Popular Than Macs For The First Time Last Year, February 17th, 2021
February 17, 2021,
Volume 275, Issue 3

Remote working and e-learning drove a surge in demand for Chromebooks

"Devices running Google's Chrome OS proved more popular than Apple Macs for the first time last year, new figures suggest.

According to data from analyst house IDC, the pair were neck and neck in Q1, but Chromebooks began to pull away from Q2 onwards and ultimately captured 10.8% of PC sales in 2020, as compared with the 7.5% achieved by Apple.

As the pandemic began to take hold in March, shipment data suggests buyer sentiment was skewed in favor of affordable Chromebook ranges, available from the likes of Acer, Asus, Dell, HP and Lenovo..."

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