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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

By Sean Ridgeley from Jan 26, 2016 @ 18:04 CST

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.

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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 SOURCES:Extremetech.com


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