Chromebooks Gain Around 1% PC Market Share

According to the market research firm IDC, Google’s ChromeOS has gained almost 1% of the PC market. Around 314.6 million PCs and 2.5 million Chromebooks were sold in the year 2013.

Another research firm, NPD estimates that Chromebooks accounted for 21% of notebooks and 10% of all computer and tablet sales through November 2013 in US. (Read more)

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This success story doesn’t end here. Chromebooks were two of the three best-selling notebooks on Amazon.com during the last holiday season (details). Currently, three Chromebooks (Samsung Chromebook, Acer C720 and HP Chromebook 11) are in top 10 best selling laptop computers on Amazon.

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Another interesting fact is that almost all big hardware partners of Microsoft, except Asus, also sell (or have announced) Chromebooks now. This list include Samsung, HP, Acer, Toshiba, LG, Lenovo and Dell.

(via ComputerWorld)

Read: Chrome Apps Coming Soon to the Mobile Platforms

Posted by Arpit Kumar on January 9, 2014.

Arpit Kumar is a web enthusiast watching browsers for long. He maintains several open-sourced browser-based tools including many popular extensions. Follow Arpit on Twitter, or email him at arpit[@]browsernative.com.

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