Mac sales breakdown - what's your guess?

Discussion in 'Apple, Inc and Tech Industry' started by sigmadog, Feb 6, 2016.

  1. sigmadog macrumors 6502a


    Feb 11, 2009
    near Spokane, WA
    In a recent MacRumors post was the following information:

    So, what's your best guess as to the breakdown of Mac sales? I want to limit this to the time period listed (20 million Macs since 2015) and keep it to three categories:
    1. Mobile Macs (including MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air)
    2. iMacs and Mac Mini's (all models)
    3. Mac Pros
    Channel your inner statistical psychic and give your best guess. To start things off, and based on nothing more than my substantial gut, I think the breakdown is something like this:
    1. 55% Mobile Macs
    2. 35% iMacs and Minis
    3. 10% Mac Pros
  2. phrehdd macrumors 68040


    Oct 25, 2008
    I would guess that the number of desktops is greater and Mac Pros less.
  3. Fancuku macrumors 6502a


    Oct 8, 2015
    PA, USA
    Mac Pros at 10%? No way. I think it's less than 1%.

    My guess
    MBA, MBP, MB 80%
    iMac, Mac mini 19%
    Mac Pro 1%
  4. GeoFan49 macrumors member


    Mar 3, 2012
    Silicon Valley, SF Bay Area, California, USA
    You could do some resale data mining in ebay .. completed sales .. roll up by models using a spreadsheet. That would give you some indication of the turnover for used Macintoshes sold on ebay, which would be a representative sampling.

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