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Chromebook market share grows 47% in one year, competition bailing

Chromebook sales show major increase over 2014, HP, Dell, and other companies said to be pulling out of budget market.

@seanridgeley
Published Tue, Jan 26 2016 6:04 PM CST   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

A new report states Google's Chromebook represents a small PC market share at 2.85% in 2015, but that's grown 47% over the year before. The success is enough that companies such as HP and Dell are said to be pulling out of the low-end laptop space, with the possibility of more to follow suit.

Chromebook market share grows 47% in one year, competition bailing | TweakTown.com

Part of the device's success can be attributed to its wide appeal: from educators to first-time owners to budget-minded minimalists to those just wanting an extra computer in the home, it's proven it has serious reach.

NEWS SOURCE:extremetech.com

Sean has a background in journalism, and has been using that to write about gaming and tech since 2008 - first for Neoseeker, then Rage3D, and now, TweakTown. As News Editor, Sean's job is to supply regular stories on the latest happenings in the tech world. He also writes tweak guides to help you get the most out of your PC games and hardware.

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