When working with sales numbers of giants such as Apple, it is important to be careful, especially when the company provides less and less specific information to them. For this reason, many consulting businesses are dedicated to investigating the behavior of their products in the market. And as a result, there are different ideas thus, as has happened in this case we have compared the information provided by the IDC and Gartner.
A few days ago, as we shared with you, the IDC published a study showed a major Mac crash it is facing competition, which is due to greater reliance on China in its production. This, added to the fact that we are at a time when these types of devices are a victim of high demand, creates some controversies. However, from Gartner they give us a more encouraging perspective.
Specifically, and since they've shared from 9to5Mac, Gartner estimates a 6.2% fall in sales growth compared to the same period last year. The IDC, by itself, shows a 20.7% decline. In both cases, it is the data for your worldwide sales reports, not for specific markets. In any case, apart from the fact that in both cases the view is not objective, Gartner's view is much more optimistic than we might have known.
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For now, too until Apple officially announces its results Financially last quarter, we'll have to pick one to guess what this connection gives us. Of course, considering that there is still much to be seen about the consequences of the issue we are facing because of COVID-19, therefore, it is worth the wait before creating false expectations about the future.