Apple’s Mac set to have best year ever; over 10 million Macs sold in 2009

“With the end of September comes the end of fiscal year 2009 for Apple. While the company won’t be releasing the numbers for another two weeks or so, consensus estimates from Wall Street for the fourth quarter will fill in the blanks, as Apple always beats estimates. For 2009, during what is arguably the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, Apple will have its best year ever,” Charles Jade reports for The Apple Blog.

Also, “the Mac is about to have its best year ever,” Jade reports. “Fiscal year or calendar year, it just doesn’t matter, either way 2009 will be the first year the company sells 10 million Macs. Sales estimates for the quarter ending September 30 are for 2.7 million Macs, putting Apple just over that magical base-10 for the fiscal year. That will top last year’s record of 9.7 million Macs, which was also a new record, but then every year since 2006 has been a new record.”

Much more in the full article here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dale S.” for the heads up.]


  1. And remember, all the Macs sold in previous years – about 9 of them – are all probably still in use too.

    Heading towards100m Mac users, plus another 300m iPod and iPhone users makes it a bit of a force, and less of a rounding error.

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