Apple’s new MacBook Pro sales have already created history and look all geared up to bring back Mac’s Midas touch. Barely a few days after the pre-orders for the new MBP had begun; Apple’s marketing exec Phil Schiller reported that the laptop set an all new online sales record. Going by the huge excitement among fans, we didn’t have any doubt about the record sales.
Now, Slice Intelligence, a well-known service which measures digital commerce, has provided significant insight into the sales of MacBook Pro 2016. As per the report, the MBP outsold all other laptops in the U.S market in just five days.
MacBook Pro 2016 Shatters All the Previous Records of Laptop Sales in U.S
The Apple’s new laptop has generated more than seven times the revenue that the MacBook 12-inch accumulated during its April 2015 launch. Moreover, its sales have already equaled 78 percent of all the revenue generated by the MacBook 12-inch since it became available. The report further adds that it has gathered more revenue than any other laptop in 2016.
“In the first five days of availability online, the latest model generated over seven times the revenue that the MacBook 12-inch did during its April 2015 launch. The new model’s sales already equal 78 percent of all the revenue generated by the MacBook 12-inch since it became available, and has accumulated more revenue than any other laptop this year.” – Slice Intelligence.
It further adds that 40% of users who had bought MacBook in 2014 had purchased their next laptop from other brands. Dell and Asus are reported to have benefitted the most.
In the wake of the fast-declining sales of Macs in recent times, the heart-warming sales of new MacBook Pro must have given the Cupertino-based company a new lease of life.
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