Apple Sees All-Time High Mac Revenue of $9 Billion in Q4 2020

With many people continuing to learn and work from home, Apple's Mac sales in the fourth quarter of 2020 hit a new all-time revenue record, hugely outpacing sales in the fourth quarter of 2019.

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Apple's Mac category brought in $9 billion, up from $7 billion in the year-ago quarter, marking growth of 29 percent. Apple says that sales were up despite supply constraints that the company was facing during the quarter.

Mac sales saw double digit growth in each geographic segment, with all-time revenue records set in the Americas and Asia Pacific, and September quarter records in both Europe and Japan.

Apple's Mac sales may see significant growth in the coming quarter as the company prepares to launch the first Mac with an Arm-based Apple-designed Apple Silicon chip. The first ‌Apple Silicon‌ Mac is coming before the end of the year, and an announcement could take place in November.

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Johnny907 Avatar
47 months ago
Yeah, it’s amazing what happens when you release a decent product with a keyboard that doesn’t suck. Pity it took them four years to figure it out.
Score: 36 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Six Mac Abs Avatar
47 months ago
I wonder how much of this growth was due to people wanting one of the last Intel Macs before they switch to Arm?
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dannys1 Avatar
47 months ago
Can confirm i've had the best year sales wise by a long way in 10 years of selling Macs.
Score: 14 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ToomeyND Avatar
47 months ago
Achieved with the sale of just 4 Mac pro's. ;)

Just kidding all.
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velocityg4 Avatar
47 months ago
Makes sense. All the people working from home and doing home schooling. Means a lot of new computers.


I wonder how much of this growth was due to people wanting one of the last Intel Macs before they switch to Arm?
Maybe a little. By and large. I doubt the average buyer knows or cares about the switch.
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ignatius345 Avatar
47 months ago
Huh, so it turns out that when the chips are down a lot of people would rather get real work done on a Mac instead of an iPad. Go figure.
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