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Western Europe tablet shipments continue falling in Q1, down by 8%

Friday 18 May 2018 | 12:16 CET | News
Tablet shipments in Western Europe continued to decline in the first quarter, though the fall, at 8.1 percent, was slower than the 13 percent slide seen in the previous quarter. According to the latest study from IDC, 6.6 million tablets were shipped in the region in Q1, from 7.1 million the year earlier, pulled down by increasingly lower life-cycles and a near-saturated installed base. One sub-segment bucked the trend: sales of tablets with a removable keyboard within a business setting grew 0.5 percent. The commercial segment also showed a positive glimmer, helped by the performance of the

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Amazon / Apple / Huawei / Lenovo / Samsung
Countries: Western Europe
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