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According to the latest data released by the new MacBook Air and Mac OS X "Lion" operating system, the sales of Apple Mac have grown rapidly in recent years, the news of the Beijing time of August 23, Sina technology. In the first month of the third quarter of this year, sales of domestic Mac computers rose 26% per cent year-on-year, to 6 times times the average growth rate in the PC industry, according to data. If this trend continues, Apple's current quarterly Mac sales are likely to hit 4.5 million of analysts ' average estimates, says Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray analyst. "We believe that Apple's July 20 launch of the ' Lion ' operating system and the introduction of the new MacBook Air and Mac mini have boosted the sale of Mac computers," he said. But the benefits will fade, and Apple will face a tougher situation in the third quarter of two months. "The weakness in the PC market has not had much impact on the sale of Apple Mac computers," he said. Given the current growth trend in Apple's business, it is unlikely to have an impact for some time to come. Data show that the growth rate of Mac computer Sales has exceeded the overall level of PC market for 21 consecutive quarters, and this trend will not be reversed in the near future. "We believe that the market share of Mac will continue to grow in the long run, despite the continued growth of the ipad," said Ben Reitzes, a Barclays analyst Ben Rezes. According to market data and our survey, the sales of Apple Mac computers in the third quarter will grow by 18% year-on-year. And even given the possibility of a small slowdown in the global economy, this expectation remains conservative. "(Chu Yue)
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