Smaller iPad expected to double 7-inch tablet market

Tuesday 23 October 2012 | 16:02 CET | News
The arrival of the smaller iPad will turbocharge the market for 7-inch tablets, helping the market to approximately double in 2012 and 2013, according to IHS iSuppli. Global sales of tablets with displays in the 7-inch size range are expected to boom by about 100 percent this year to 34 million units, up from 17 million in 2011, and sales will nearly double again in 2013, rising 96 percent to 67 million, the market researcher estimates. The 7-inch size range will account for 28 percent of all tablets in 2012, up from 24 percent in 2011, and in 2013, the 7.x-inch share will rise to 33 percent.

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