A fifth of store unit sales isn't anything to scoff at, and Apple's revenue share is even higher, at 35%. As Microsoft Watch points out, that means MacBook sales account for one out of every three dollars consumers spent on notebooks in U.S. retail stores. Of course, Apple does have much higher average selling prices than its competitors. Older NPD numbers suggest Mac laptops cost an average of $1,515 in June 2008, while Windows laptop prices averaged just $700.
Apple grabs 20 percent of notebook sales in US
Posted on Friday, Oct 03 2008 @ 04:00 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck