Mac sales numbers aren’t that shocking…
I’m surprised that people think Apple’s quarterly Mac sales missed the mark. You could have certainly expected them to be higher on the back of the Mac product release for the quarter, the retina MacBook Pro - 30 seconds of Google-fu:
- Retina MacBook Pro released June 11th at WWDC
- Morning of June 12th, Shipping times were already at 2-3 weeks. By the end of the day, 3-4 weeks.
- Early shipment notifications started going out on June 14th
- July 13th, shipping times back to 2-3 weeks - which is 13 days after the end of the just reported quarter.
As of today, they are running a 1-2 week shipping lead time.
Seems like they are (still) having trouble keeping up, what would have unconstrained retina MacBook Pro supply have done for the Mac sales numbers? I guess we’ll find out next quarter.