NPD Research: Hottest Product Categories, Technologies


NPD also took a look at the portion of the notebook market tied directly to Windows 8. Here are the market shares for those off to an early lead with the new Microsoft operating system:

1. Lenovo: 55.7 percent

2. HP: 31.9 percent
3. Acer: 3.8 percent
4. Sony: 3.0 percent
5. Samsung: 2.8 percent
6. Asus: 1.8 percent
7. Toshiba: 1.0 percent