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Taiwan SFF vendors optimistic about the Mac mini

 
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 31, 2005 5:29 am    Post subject: Taiwan SFF vendors optimistic about the Mac mini Reply with quote

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Taiwan manufacturers of small-form-factor (SFF) PCs are optimistic about the influence Apple’s new Mac mini will have on the PC market since it should draw more mainstream attention to the SFF PC segment, according to sources at the vendors.

The recently introduced Mac mini is only two inches tall and 6.5 inches square, with retail prices starting at US$499. Apple is positioning the Mac mini as an affordable alternative to Windows-based PCs, and the company hopes that it will help win over more customers to the Mac operating system. However, Taiwan SFF vendors point out that Apple has only about a 2% share of the overall PC market, and interoperability issues will prevent many users from switching operating systems. So Apple’s market share cannot be expected to increase that much, the vendors explained."



So they say Apple’s market share cannot be expected to increase that much! We shall see about that one!

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