Tablet shipments forecast up 72% in 2014

Monday 6 January 2014 | 16:02 CET | News
Tablet shipments are expected to grow 72 percent this year to 243 million units, according to the latest forecast from IHS. The market researcher expects to global market will reach 488 million units in 2017, from 141 million in 2012. While growth in the past year was mainly driven by low-cost models from Asia, IHS expects market expansion in the coming years to be driven by rising shipments of PC-type tablets, which will be prominently displayed at CES this year. Windows-based PC manufacturers are especially looking to grow this year in the tablet market, as PC sales slow and Android

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