Kommersant’s sources said that the first appearance of laptops without a pre-installed system reached 60%.
Back in the spring, 40% of such devices were imported into the country, and at the beginning of the year – less than 25%. By autumn, distributors are expected, the share may increase to 80-90%. Tatyana Skokova, Director of Distribution of the Wide Distribution Division of Merlion, confirmed this.
In the first half of the year, 1.4 million laptops worth 90 billion rubles were sold in Russia, which is 10% more in units and more than 25% in money year-on-year.
Such a device is convenient for users, since their cost is lower than similar models with OS, the buyer can independently choose a convenient software package.
– noted in Citylink
The government of this country. The issue of mandatory pre-installation of the Russian OS is being worked out in the Ministry of Digital Development. Among them, the ministry calls Astra Linux and Viola OS.
The agency worked with HP, Acer and Lenovo on pre-installation of Russian operating systems on laptops and computers at the end of 2021. Those polled by Kommersant believe that a mass transition is unlikely due to the difficulty of using such operating systems for ordinary users. [Коммерсантъ]
Source: Iphones RU