The share of Mac in the PC market was reduced to a minimum over the last 5 years
Apple CEO Tim cook earned in 2016, the small reward compared to the other top managers of the company. This is due to the fact that last year the company achieved its financial goals for the first time since 2009. As reported by Digitaltrends, the market of Apple computers so not so good: the Mac share fell to the lowest in five years.
According to research from Net Applications, last month, the macOS was set at 6.1% of personal computers, while a year earlier this figure was 7%. Apple’s record value was reached in April of last year and 9.6%.
The share of 6.1% is the lowest for Mac since August 2011. Sales of Apple computers in the last quarter was 4.9 million units, which is 14% less than in the same period of the previous year. Thus, the reduction in demand is observed for the fourth consecutive quarter.
The slowing down sales of the Mac observers associated with the delay in the upgrade of Apple computers. So, workstations, Mac Pro was last updated in 2013, which even led to conversations about the refusal of the further development of the most powerful computers on macOS and updates for compact desktop Mac mini is not out for two years. The release of the new models, including the one-piece iMac computers, is expected in spring 2017.
Apple traditionally does not comment on rumors about its new products. However, in December the head of the company Tim cook in his note to employees denied rumors that the company is going to abandon the Mac, and promised a “magnificent desktop computers”.