“Apple’s tablet was only available from May 28 in the continent, but by itself grew the market by 257 percent,” Electronista reports. “The figure is one of the few specific to the continent and suggests that the combined Windows tablet PC market in Europe for spring was well below the hundreds of thousands of iPads likely to have been sold.”
Electronista reports, “The typical cost of a computer increased three percent to 457 euros ($577) and may also have had an Apple influence. Gains were credited partly to better sales of “higher priced all-in-one consumer PCs,” of which Apple is usually considered the leader through the iMac.”
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