Apple gaining ground in Asia

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by gopher, Sep 16, 2002.

  1. macrumors 65816

    Mar 31, 2002
    Maryland, USA
  2. macrumors member

    Aug 10, 2002
    This is interesting

    I think the most interesting part of that article is this...

    That's not, get some competing power in there and maybe that number will go up quite a bit...
  3. macrumors 68030


    Dec 3, 2001
    Sometimes Tokyo, sometimes California
    YES!! At last when I go back to India (Mumbai--which is Bombay) some people will know what I'm talking about when I say "Get a Mac!" !!!

    :D :D :D :D :D :D

  4. macrumors 6502a


    Apr 10, 2002
    The programming Base in soutern asia is incredible, writting more software in a year than the United states for thelast couple of years. Large Corps place call centers in this part of the world, labor is inexpensive and they is a great pool of talent.

    All of that Adds up to a huge enterprise market, one aple would be well served to convert. The ripple effect there would be gigantic.

    That said...Far East has a definite style concious young consumer culture that values design and form factor along with reliability and form factor. Do a search under compact/impact to get an idea. The first custom powerbooks came out of Asia, this is a market we need as well.
  5. Moderator emeritus

    Mr. Anderson

    Nov 1, 2001
    30 percent switch after trying out a mac? That seems pretty damn high, but I'd also like to know the percentage that is 'trying out a mac' - that's the main bit of info that's important.

    But I do agree that if things go well in Asia, it could have a huge effect in the states. More software would be wonderful.....


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