Mac vs. PC, Lion vs. Windows 7 [Market Share]
Apple CEO Tim Cook describes growth of Apple computers at iPhone 5 / iPhone 4S media event.
Mac OS X Lion vs. Windows 7
Apple CEO Tim Cook at iPhone 4S media event, GDGT reports:
“For the first time we’ve offered Mac OS as a digital download. The results are staggering, I’m proud to announce Lion has been downloaded 6 million times.” Way ahead of Snow Leopard. It took Windows 7 20 weeks to reach what it took Lion 2 weeks to get to in terms of install base.
Mac vs. PC
Mac: 25% all computers sold in US
In US retail Macs are now selling in about 1/4 PCs in the store.
Just like iPhone is best selling smartphone, Apple computers leads PC sales in US:
“MacBook Pro and iMac are the #1 best selling notebook and desktop in the US.”
On MacBook Air:
“Our customers love it, and our competitors are trying to copy it.”