MacBook Lineup to See Higher Development Than iPhone, iPad in 2018: KGI’s Ming-Chi Kuo
Apple’s lineup of MacBook laptops is more likely to present higher year-over-year (YoY) development in shipments in 2018 – between 13-16 p.c – which can be higher development than the corporate’s iPad and even iPhone lineups will see in the identical interval, a brand new report by Taiwan-based market analysis agency KGI Securities stated.
KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo – arguably probably the most trusted Apple analyst globally – is constructive on the outlook for Apple MacBook, which is predicted to see the very best YoY shipments development amongst Apple’s (US) principal product traces in 2018.
Compared, Kuo says iPhone shipments are anticipated to develop simply Four-6 p.c and iPad shipments 7-10 p.c, 9to5Mac reports.
Kuo additionally reiterated his prediction of a brand new more-affordable MacBook Air within the pipeline for launch in Q2 this 12 months. A separate report by Digitimes lately claimed Apple can also be engaged on a brand new entry-level MacBook, aside from a refresh to its entry-level iPad and top-end iPad Professional lineups.
Apple this week announced an education-focused occasion on March 27, scheduled to be held at a highschool in Chicago. The weird venue factors to an uncommon announcement, and aside from doable launches of inexpensive (like an entry-level MacBook and iPad) to tackle the Chromebook invasion of the classroom, the Cupertino-based firm could also be engaged on new augmented actuality (AR) apps and options. The invite for the occasion says the corporate will share “inventive new concepts for academics and youngsters,” but in addition mentions area journeys, hinting at the potential for digital excursions.
Written with inputs from IANS