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Tablet shipments decline 12.6% in Q3 to 48.7 mln units

Friday 30 October 2015 | 08:13 CET | News
The worldwide tablet market recorded lower shipments for the fourth straight quarter with 48.7 million units shipped in the third quarter, that is down 12.6 percent year-on-year, according to preliminary data from IDC. Shipments were down despite signs of a slight seasonal improvement, further highlighting the challenges the tablet market is facing. At the close of 2014, IDC estimated the installed base of tablets to be 581.9 million globally, which was up 36 percent from 2013 but slowing quickly. With mature markets like North America, Western Europe, and Asia/Pacific well past 100 million

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Asus / Huawei China / Lenovo / Samsung
Countries: World
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