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Western Europe tablet shipments slide 13% to 10.6 mln in Q4

Wednesday 21 February 2018 | 18:37 CET | News
The number of tablets shipped from Western Europe in the fourth quarter fell 13 percent from the year before to 10.6 million, according to the latest study from IDC. The study attributed the weaker market mainly to slate tablets which are getting relegated more to simple media consumption devices as new form factors launch. Slate tablet shipments declined by 15.4 percent. The shipment of detachable tablets slowed but is still seeing traction in certain areas. Shipments slid 2.0 percent but the value of their sales in euros rose by 3.2 percent, thanks to increasing interest in premium devices,

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