Apple's newest homegrown chips present a fresh challenge to Microsoft's Windows business

After releasing MacBook notebooks with the next-generation M2 CPUs, Apple is poised to capture market share from Microsoft Windows.

Adobe, Microsoft, and other app makers have been working to make their applications compatible with Apple hardware, increasing the incentive for businesses to convert.

Apple's new laptops, which feature the iPhone maker's next-generation in-house CPUs and were revealed on Monday, could offer new challenges to Microsoft's profitable Windows business.

The new device will have 25% more transistors and 50% more bandwidth than the M1 chip.

Apple could continue to gain market share with the M2 architecture, according to Mikako Kitagawa, an analyst at technology industry research firm Gartner.

According to Gartner's forecasts, Apple will control 7.9% of worldwide PC shipments in 2021, while Windows will control 81.8 percent.

According to Gartner's forecasts, Apple will control 7.9% of worldwide PC shipments in 2021, while Windows will control 81.8 percent.

According to the business, Apple's market share will rise to 10.7% in 2026, while Windows' market share would fall to 80.5 percent.

In the coming weeks, Kitagawa expects an updated forecast that will likely make Apple's performance look better.