Report: Apple will capture 80% of ARM-based laptop market in 2021
What you need to know
- Apple will command 80% revenue share of the ARM-based laptop market in 2021.
- The report comes from research firm Strategy Analytics.
- The entire market is projected to grow three-fold this year.
Apple appears to have a commanding lead in the Arm-based laptop market.
According to new data from research firm Strategy Analytics, Apple, Mediatek, and Qualcomm are set to capture the top three shares of revenue in the Arm-based laptop processor market this year.
Sravan Kundojjala, Associate Directorof Handset Component Technologies service at Strategy Analytics, said that Apple will grab almost 80 percent of the market in 2021, a commanding lead due to the success of its M1 chip.
Apple could extend this lead even further. The company is set to host a virtual event on Monday, October 18 where it is expected to announce the long-awaited redesign to the 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro. The new laptop is rumored to feature an upgraded M1 processor.
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