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Competitive Landscape: Chromebooks, Worldwide

Published: 30 July 2014

ID: G00263274

Analyst(s): Tracy Tsai , Isabelle Durand


Sales of Chromebooks are set to treble in the next three years, with the U.S. education market a big driver and expansion into other industries and the consumer sector just around the corner. Competition is intensifying as more vendors launch Chromebooks, with eight offering models in 2014.

Table Of Contents


  • Definition of Chromebook
  • Competitive Situation and Trends
    • Google's Strategy for Chromebooks
  • Market Players
  • The Future of Competition
  • Chromebooks Could Open Doors to the Business Market for Consumer-Focused Vendors
  • Chromebooks' Benefits Could Stimulate Further Use by Businesses
  • Consumer Market Opportunities Arise From the Shift to the Cloud
  • Competitive Profiles
    • Samsung
    • Acer
    • HP
    • Lenovo
    • Dell
    • Toshiba
  • References and Methodology

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