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Global tablet sales decline for first time in Q4 - IDC

Monday 2 February 2015 | 16:08 CET | News
Worldwide tablet shipments registered their first ever year-on-year decline in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to a report from IDC. Overall shipments for tablets and 2-in-1 devices reached 76.1 million in the three months to December, said IDC, down 3.2 percent on the 78.6 million tablets sold in the year-earlier quarter. An earlier report from Strategy Analytics said tablets had registered a modest 1 percent year-on-year growth in the same quarter. Both reports suggest the market is slowing considerably due to the increasing popularity of phablet-sized smartphones and a top-heavy

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