Global tablet shipments to hit 33.8 mln in Q1

Monday 11 February 2013 | 02:17 CET | News
Worldwide brand tablet shipments are forecast to hit 33.8 million units in Q1, down 21.8 percent from Q4 but up 75.8 percent year-on-year. Apple iPad shipments are expected to grow 5 percent sequentially to reach 22 million units, accounting for 65.1 percent of the total volume, according to Digitimes Research. However, seasonality is expected to impact demand for other tablets, with shipments dropping 46.9 percent from Q4 to 11.8 million and a market share of 34.9 percent. Digitimes Research estimates that Apple will remain the largest tablet brand in the first quarter, followed by Samsung

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