"There were a lot of Chromebook returns at the beginning, but that has ended now. People understand it," Kitagawa said.
Google is adding interesting features like the ability to run Android apps on Chromebooks, but it is yet to be seen whether that will have an impact on buying patterns.
Acer, HP and Dell are among the top Chromebook vendors, Gartner said.
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