updated 03:10 am EST, Fri January 27, 2006
Macs dominate Amazon
Macs are the top choice of consumer purchasing computers at Amazon.com. Mac systems occupy eight out of the top ten positions in Amazon's "Top Sellers" listing, boding well for Apple's sales number this quarter. Apple's new Intel iMacs appear to be selling well along with the high-end model of the MacBook Pro; however, many of Apple's PowerPC-based Macs, including the iMac G5 are on the list. The top sellers were Apple's 17-inch iMac Core Duo for $1,175 (after rebate) and 20-inch Intel iMac for $1550 (after rebate). Apple's 12-inch iBook ($900 after rebate) is No. 3 followed by the high-end 15-inch MacBook Pro ($2,350 after rebate). and the 12-inch PowerBook G4 ($1350 after rebate). Apple's low-end MacBook Pro for $1850 (after rebate) is No. 6, while the previous-generation iMac G5 is No. 7 at $1175 (after rebate) and the 14-inch iBook is $1,175 (after rebate) is No. 8. Sony and HP laptops for $2,100 and $900 (respectively) round out the top 10.