According to the latest mobile PC sales estimates from research firm DisplaySearch, Apple is now the world’s largest mobile PC vendor with an impressive 21.1% of the global market, having shipped 13.6 million units in Q2.
DisplaySearch’s figures do count both traditional notebook PCs as well as tablets in their results, giving Apple a clear advantage, but the result is impressive nonetheless. The above chart reflects the actual sales and market share numbers.
Notably, Apple has surpassed Hewlett-Packard, the former leader of the pack in mobile PC sales, who came in with a 15% share and 9.7 million units shipped. Tablet shipments in general are up 400% year-over-year.