Both smartworking and distance learning continue to grow the demand for notebooks that, after the excellent results of the last quarter last year, reached the highest level with shipments that touched a +81% on an annual basis. This happened despite the crisis that is experiencing the semiconductor sector thanks to the producers who have managed however to meet the orders in advance. Chromebooks, according to the research company, continued to dominate the education sector with a question that remains high in the most developed markets.
This platform is also looking at the small and medium-sized business sector with increasing interest thanks to competitive costs and ecosystem manageability. Growth above 90% also for apple and acer, respectively in fourth and fifth position. These positions are also maintained with regard to the general shares of the notebook market.
Relative to the operating systems, the shipments of notebooks based on chromeos have grown of 174% year on year.