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Worldwide media tablet shipments decline in Q1 - study

Thursday 3 May 2012 | 13:02 CET | News
A steep drop in shipments of Android-based tablets offset a strong quarter from Apple and caused the media tablet market to miss projections for the first quarter of 2012, according to a study by IDC. Total worldwide media tablet shipments for the quarter reached 17.4 million units in Q1, 1.2 million units below IDC's projection for the quarter. While the research predicted a sharp seasonal slowdown of -34 percent from the previous quarter's 28.2 million units, the actual decline was slightly steeper at -38.4 percent. The total still represents a year-over-year growth rate of 120 percent, up

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