According to NPD, the market share for laptops in the United States for June 2007 was 17.6 percent, an increase of 2.2 percent over the same period last year. when Apple had 15.4 percent of the market.
For its part, the IDC consultancy has indicated that Apple is the third company that sells the most computers in the United States on the list that unites both the sales of laptops and desktop computers. It is the first time, since 1996, that Apple has been so high on the total list of computer sales in the United States. Dell ranks first when it comes to laptop sales, while HP ranks second. For its part, Apple is in the third position in the ranking, surpassing Gateway and Acer, which are fourth and fifth respectively.