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Gartner forecasts Windows will lose its position to Apple in device shipments this year

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NewsHubAfter decades of leadership in device shipments, Microsoft is set to lose its place to Apple in 2017, according to a Gartner’s market prediction. The forecast takes into account all sorts of devices running Windows, OS X (now macOS) or iOS, from PCs and 2-in-1s to tablets and phones.
As can be seen in the chart above, the shipment of devices running Windows has been declining since 2013, so Gartner predicts this trend won’t change for 2017. In the other hand, shipments of Apple’s devices also seemed to be declining, but Gartner predicts this trend is about to change, even though no explanation is given on that matter.

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